Earn Your Business Management Bachelor’s Degree and MBA Online in Five Years

BS to MBA from Rasmussen College and Benedictine University

The importance of earning a Bachelor’s degree to help further your career is greater than ever.  Earning an MBA online from a well-respected college or university can help you advance your career goals even further.

Rasmussen College and Benedictine University have partnered to offer students the opportunity to earn a Business Management Bachelor’s degree through Rasmussen College and an MBA online through Benedictine University in as little as five years.  This unique opportunity allows students to focus on their academic goals and achieve them in an accelerated format without sacrificing academic quality.

Once you earn your Business Management Bachelor’s degree, you are eligible* to begin MBA courses online at Benedictine University. By taking two courses each term in this accelerated MBA program, you can complete the degree program in as little as one year.

*Students must have an undergraduate Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Students with an undergraduate GPA of 2.5-2.9 will be considered for conditional admission based on the quality of other aspects of their admissions file. The GMAT is required for applicants; however, a GMAT waiver is available.

A Unique Degree Program for Dedicated Business Students

For more than 120 years, Benedictine University has held a reputation as one of the nation’s most highly regarded private universities, consistently ranked as a top Midwest university by U.S. News and World Report.*

Benedictine University offers students small, student-focused classes, an online MBA program with advanced curriculum that is relevant to today’s job market, and the confidence that the education they are receiving is from a well-respected higher education institution.

You may choose a general MBA degree, but one of the most unique aspects of the MBA program is the ability to choose from seven different concentrations to help you become more specialized and marketable in your field of expertise. You can choose from:

  • Internet Marketing
  • Finance
  • Accounting
  • Marketing
  • International Business
  • Health Care Administration
  • Entrepreneurship and Managing Innovation

Plus, the BS to MBA program from Rasmussen College and Benedictine University affords students up to 25% time and cost savings estimated at more than $8,000.**

*Information on college rankings can be found at U.S. News and World Report, http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/college/items/1767
**Rasmussen College Business Management BS graduates are able to waive out of up to four four-credit courses at $540 per credit, which equates to $8,160.

Advanced Business Courses to Prepare You for the Next Step in Your Career

The Business Management Bachelor’s degree at Rasmussen College and MBA program at Benedictine University help students gain the knowledge and confidence they need to be successful industry professionals upon graduation.

Featured MBA courses include:

Financial Management
Students develop an understanding of financial theory and its application through case analysis. Topics include capital management, operating and financial leverage, costs of capital, investment and financing decisions. Techniques for the evaluation of investment alternatives using net present value and internal rate of return concepts are covered.

Marketing Management
Students analyze all marketing issues from the perspective of the marketing manager. Students explore how consumer behavior, market research, environmental trend analysis, new product development, pricing and distribution decisions and promotional considerations must interact to create a successful marketing program.

Operations Management
This course endeavors to help students develop an understanding of the strategic role of operations and to develop an appreciation for operations activities and how to improve them. Issues include continuous quality improvement, the critical importance of the customer and consideration of selected quantitative techniques.

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Estimated Potential Earnings

If you invested in your degree and started a career as a , the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) states the median yearly salary for this career is . At that rate, your estimated return on investment would be over the course of a lifetime.

A career as a is just one career option you can pursue with your degree. Your income potential can vary based on your specialization or industry, and you should explore all your options to find the career that is right for you.

A Degree Matters

Earning an Associate's or Bachelor's degree—regardless of the field of study—can greatly improve your income potential in today's job market. In fact, according to the BLS, degree holders earn, on average, significantly more than high school diploma holders:

National Average Lifetime Earnings**
Unemployment Rate**
Bachelor's Degree
Associate's Degree
Some College
High School Diploma

**http://www.census.gov/prod/2011pubs/acs-14.pdf, http://www.bls.gov/emp/ep_chart_001.htm

Potential earnings calculated by multiplying median full-time salaries by 40 years http://www.bls.gov/emp/ep_chart_001.htm


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