A Finance Degree to Help You Excel

Earn Your Finance Bachelor’s Degree

Take the next step to becoming a leader in today’s finance field with help from the Rasmussen College Finance Bachelor’s degree. In this flexible, fully online program, you will be able to build financial models, utilize theories and concepts to analyze and solve real-world problems and communicate your findings to diverse audiences. You’ll gain the relevant skills employers are seeking in the evolving digital economy and feel confident in finance positions such as financial analysts and finance managers.

With Flex Choice®, our Bachelor’s degree-completion program can be completed in as few as 18 months and is offered fully online through a unique blend of traditional courses and competency-based education (CBE) courses—a new and efficient way to learn.* By combining CBE courses with traditional courses, you can adjust your workload to move more quickly or more gradually. Both traditional and CBE formats are flexible, available fully online, cover real-world scenarios and offer faculty support. This helps you transfer the skills you have and master the skills you need.

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Credentials Offered Graduate In As Few As*
Accelerated Bachelor’s Degree-Completion Program 18 Months

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Gain In-Field Finance Skills Employers Seek

Through career-focused curriculum and practical, hands-on opportunities, you can prepare for a successful career in finance across a wide range of industries. Our Finance Bachelor’s degree is designed to help you gain relevant finance skills employers seek, including:

  • Financial Analysis and Consultation

    Assess data to provide actionable recommendations that add value for stakeholders.

  • Evaluate Business Well-Being

    Develop budgets, forecasts and cash flow analysis to evaluate business well-being and productivity.

  • Build Models with Excel®

    Build fully scalable, production-ready models with Excel®.

  • Clearly Communicate Financial Insights

    Aptly communicate and illustrate financial insights to diverse audiences.

Hands-On Experience to Prepare for Your Career

As a Finance student at Rasmussen College, you will participate in either an internship or capstone course to complete your education and prepare you for in-demand industry credentials. Completing a Bachelor’s degree in Finance prepares you academically for the Level I Exam of the Chartered Financial Analyst® credential.

Our Grads Work Across Industries

Graduates from our School of Business programs are working for leading industries, including:*

  • Accounting
  • Finance and Banking
  • Healthcare
  • Insurance
  • Local and State Government
  • Property Management
  • Retail and Hospitality

117 Years of Successful Graduates

At Rasmussen College, we’ve been dedicated to our mission of preparing students for career success since 1900.

*Industry information reported by Rasmussen College graduates. This list does not constitute an endorsement of Rasmussen College by the industries shown above. Listing does not guarantee or imply that future employment opportunities within these industries will be available.

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Program Entry Requirements

To be considered for admission, students must hold a conferred Associate’s degree from an accredited institution as recognized by the Department of Education, or students must have successfully completed 60 quarter or 40 semester credits of college-level coursework with a grade of C or higher. Students must also have completed the Rasmussen College Excel® course (or course equivalent), and both Principles of Financial Accounting for Managers, and Principles of Finance or Financial Markets and Institutions or course equivalents. You can also seamlessly transfer your Rasmussen College Accounting Associate’s or Business Management Associate’s degree credits into the Finance Bachelor’s degree program, in addition to successfully completing the Excel® course.

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In-Demand Career Options for Your Future

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), earning a degree, regardless of the field of study, can improve income potential. Here is the average salary and projects job growth for finance professionals:

Job Title(s) 10th Percentile 25th Percentile 50th Percentile Job Growth (By Year 2026)
Financial Analysts$50,350$62,640$81,76011%
Personal Financial Advisor$41,160$57,460$90,53030%

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Employment Statistics, [salary data accessed September 13, 2017] www.bls.gov/oes/. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, [career information accessed October 30, 2017] www.bls.gov/ooh/. BLS salary data represents national, averaged earnings for the occupations listed and includes workers at all levels of education and experience. This data does not represent starting salaries. Employment conditions in your area may vary.

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