Accelerated Bachelor’s Degree Completion Programs

Finish Your Bachelor’s Degree for Less

Already have some college credits? Ready to earn your Bachelor’s degree? With our accelerated Bachelor’s degree completion programs, you can save time and money by getting credit for what you already know:

  • Transfer in college-level credit2
  • Gain credit for military training or professional certifications that align with your program
  • Take $149 self-directed assessments to show that you already achieved the skills for a particular course and don't need to take it

Plus, you’ll be able to manage your pace in an easy-to-use online learning environment. If you already have a lot of responsibilities in your life and want to complete your degree quickly at an affordable cost, this pathway is for you.

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Considering a Master’s degree? View our accelerated Master’s pathway programs


Estimated Transfer Credits Calculator

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Use our calculator to see how transferring credits can save you time.

Transfer Credits

We want to help you maximize your credit transfer while minimizing your tuition costs and time to graduation. With accelerated Bachelor’s programs and transfer credits, your goals are much more manageable.2

Our seamless transfer policies are designed so you can:

  • Transfer your Associate’s degree or previous credits from any area of study toward your accelerated degree program
  • Receive credit for your general education courses regardless of when you completed them
  • Earn credit for prior learning and military experience

To learn more about transfer credits, visit our Transfer Policy page.

Transfer Tip: Work with your previous higher education institutions to make sure your official transcripts are received directly by Rasmussen University by the end of your first term. You will receive email notifications alerting you when your transcripts are received and credits post to your account.

Estimated Transfer Credit Calculator

Your estimated time to completion with full-time study is:

Standard Program
with full-time study1

32 Months

Degree-Completion Program
with full-time study1

24 Months

Why Rasmussen University

Earn Your Degree Faster and Smarter

Online Empowered Learning™

Our online degrees are flexible, affordable and provide full access to our campus resources and support. Empowered Learning allows you to learn by doing, manage your pace and stay connected with faculty and peers.

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Knowledge Credit™

You can save time and money through transfer credits, credit for prior learning and $149 self-directed assessments by showing you already have the knowledge for a particular course and don't need to take it.

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Support with Every Step

From award-winning library and learning services to experienced faculty, career support and student advisors, we provide a variety of resources to help you reach your goals and pursue your career.

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Ashley M. testimonial

"Transferring credits allowed me to finish my Bachelor's degree faster! Transferring credits over to Rasmussen allows students the opportunity to capitalize on the hard work they already put in to their education."

Ashley M.
Bachelor's Graduate, Master's Student and Rasmussen University Staff Member

Find Your Accelerated Degree

Find Your Accelerated Degree

From Business and Technology to Health Sciences, Justice Studies and Education, we provide a variety of online accelerated degree programs. Use the filter below to find the degree that best fits your goals.

Steps to Enrollment

Simple Steps Toward Your Accelerated Bachelor's Degree

You have our support through your accelerated degree program enrollment process. Get a head-start on preparing for your future with these simple steps:

Enroll at Rasmussen University

Submit your transcripts, industry certifications, military experience and other prior learning for review. You will also receive valuable information from your admissions advisor and complete online enrollment documents.

Be Prepared for Success

Meet your admissions advisor and complete the required enrollment steps for your program of study. After you are accepted and enrolled, you can get started with FA Connect and the Student Portal, and most importantly, start classes for your accelerated degree program.

Become a Respected Student

Review orientation information, confirm your schedule and Empowered Learning courses associated with your accelerated degree program and participate in your online student orientation.

Next Program Start Dates

  • August 10, 2022
  • October 3, 2022
  • November 9, 2022
  • January 3, 2023

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Accreditation


Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Rasmussen University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

  1. Completion time is dependent on transfer credits accepted and the number of courses completed each term.
  2. Rasmussen University reserves the right to accept or deny credits according to policies outlined in the course catalog. Actual time to completion will be based upon transfer evaluation and eligibility.
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