Areas of Study
NursingConfidently pursue one of our relevant and challenging Nursing degree programs with on-campus and online courses, virtual and in-person labs, and experienced faculty support.
Health SciencesPursue your future healthcare career improving the lives of patients in-person or behind the scenes. Many programs feature online courses for better work-life balance.
BusinessPrepare to be a confident, results-oriented business leader from a college with over 120 years of experience as a business school.
TechnologyFully online and made to fit your schedule, our Technology programs are designed and taught by experts with experience at cutting-edge companies.
EducationMake a positive difference in the lives of young children in your community with an online Early Childhood Education degree.
Human ServicesPrepare to use your compassion for others to make a difference with our degrees in Human Services.
DesignExplore emerging trends in design and master the latest industry-standard tools with a fully online Graphic Design degree.
Justice StudiesFrom Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice to Paralegal programs, you'll experience in-depth training and fieldwork with real-world scenarios.
You Can Be RU Ready
What does it mean to be “RU Ready?” It’s all the ways that Rasmussen University makes you ready for the next chapter in your education. 60+ career-focused programs you can better manage with your life. Supportive faculty and student resources when you need it. Career services that don’t stop at graduation—they continue throughout your career.
At Rasmussen University, we see your vision for yourself and your career. And we celebrate every step of your journey, from submitting an assignment and using a new skill to becoming the confident professional you were meant to be.
No more feeling overlooked or underestimated—find your true potential and see your future as RU Ready.
Starting Fresh, Not Starting Over
You’ve already done the work—you should get credit for every step, whether it was a previous course, military training or professional certification. 67% of our program requirement may be completed through transfer credits or prior training.1 That’s a lot of saved time and money!
Support Where It Matters
RU Ready to feel supported at every step? 24/7 technical support, career advising, peer-to-peer mentoring and mental health support, and internationally recognized online tutoring are just a few of the ways we'll help you find a healthy balance between school and the rest of your life.
Online Degree Programs
A lot of colleges can say they have online classes—but how many can say they have 20+ years of experience designing and teaching online? Rasmussen University is one of them! You'll work with faculty trained specifically to teach and mentor online, use flexible learning options and virtual labs, work online with academic support teams and tap into 400,000+ electronic resources.
Education at Your Pace
Empowered Learning®, our competency-based education model, lets you take more control of your learning. Instead of tests, papers and a one-size-fits-all schedule, you manage your pace and create the kind of projects you'd see in a workplace. Plus, you’ll still stay connected to faculty and peers. RU Ready to show what you know?
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Career-Focused Programs for 120 Years
For the past century, Rasmussen University has provided higher education options for working adults with goals to go further in the ever-changing job landscape. From our first campus opening in 1900 and leading the way in online education in 2002 to our recent graduate degree enrollment, we’ve stayed true to our mission to meet the evolving needs of our diverse communities and create well-rounded professionals—ready for in-demand careers.