Grow Your Business Acumen with an Online Business Management Degree
Need to stay flexible with your work and school schedule? Then our online Business Management degrees are built for you. Online Empowered Learning™ courses allow you to learn by doing, manage your pace and stay connected with faculty and peers. Maximize your time and cost savings with self-directed assessments and seamless transfer policies.
Three Advanced SpecializationsYou can specialize your online Business Management Bachelor's degree in Business Intelligence, IT Project Management or Logistics and Operations.
100% Online Plus 24 CampusesYou never have to set foot on campus—but, if we can help, we'd love to see you in person.
Lean Into Business TrendsIn addition to the fundamentals, you'll be up to speed on emerging trends, from artificial intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT) to cryptocurrency, sustainability and more.
Get the Credentials That You Need
Total Associate's Degree Credits Needed to Complete
Total Bachelor's Degree Credits Needed to Complete
Transfer-Friendly Entry Points
Our “laddering” approach to education allows you to bolster your resume by earning your online Business Management Associate’s degree in the process of earning your online Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Management, Finance, Healthcare Management, Human Resources and Organizational Leadership, Marketing, or Supply Chain and Logistics Management.
Choose the accelerated Master’s pathway and you can take up to four MBA courses as part of your Business Management Bachelor’s degree. You'll have an excellent opportunity to gain advanced knowledge in the field and experience graduate school without making a formal commitment. If you decide to complete your Master’s degree, you could graduate in as little as one additional year and save up to $3,300. You’ll be ready to enter the workforce with a higher level of education and the confidence that goes with it.14
Laddering your degrees saves time and money. Don’t discard credits—make the most of them.
Study It Tonight, Use It Tomorrow
You’ll take courses designed and reviewed by industry experts with over 120 years of combined experience.1 Through real-life scenarios and projects, you’ll sharpen your instincts in key business areas:
- Business intelligence
- Data analytics
- Organizational leadership
- Project management
- Digital marketing
- Business ethics
- Process improvement
Where Business Skills Meet Life Skills
Employers look for professionals with a well-rounded education. Students at all levels will cultivate six employer-valued transferable skills, or soft skills:
- Critical thinking
- Digital fluency
- Information literacy
- Diversity and teamwork
- Ethics and professional responsibility
All six are strategically embedded into your coursework and are integral to every industry.
"Many of the skills I learned over the past two years in school have helped me tremendously. I felt a degree in Business was like a universal key to open all doors."
Business Management Graduate
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Degree Programs at a Glance
Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management
Finish as quickly as 18 months.2
100% online plus 23 campuses for in-person support.
Entrance requirements: This is a “Bachelor-Completer” program, meaning students need an Associate’s degree or prior college credits.3
Specializations (optional): Business Intelligence, IT Project Management, Logistics and Operations.
Prepares you for: careers in banking/finance, customer service, healthcare administration, human resources, logistics/manufacturing, marketing/sales, operations, project management and supply chain.
Associate's Degree in Business Management
Finish as quickly as 18 months.2
100% online plus 23 campuses for in-person support.
Entrance requirements: High School Diploma or GED—no SAT or ACT required. Maximize your savings with transfer credits—get transferred credits reviewed in one business day (on average).
Prepares you for: roles such as training coordinator, inside sales representative, accounts payable representative, customer service representative, call center representative, executive assistant, production supervisor, transportation analyst.
- 2019 Business Management Associate’s and Bachelor’s Degrees Curriculum Business Summit included industry experts with approximately 122 years of business experience, collected April 2, 2020.
- Completion time is dependent on transfer credits accepted and the number of courses completed each term.
- 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 with a grade of C or higher. If you don’t meet these requirements, we may have other options. Contact an admissions advisor for more information.
- Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Employment Statistics, [salary data accessed July 2022] www.bls.gov/oes/. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, [career information accessed July 2022] 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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- 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.
- Savings calculated from students enrolled at Rasmussen University who utilized self-directed assessments, which were offered for no additional charge when taken concurrently with traditional courses from May 2014 to January 2018. When completed, assessments reduced the number of traditional courses students were required to complete as part of their program. From the launch of self-directed assessments in May 2014 through January 2018, 8,297 courses have been completed. Calculation: 8,297 courses x 3.2 credits per course = 26,550 credits. Cost per credit $250 x 26,550 credits = $6,637,500 in savings in the last four years. Since January 2017, we’ve been charging $99 per attempt 10,280 attempts since January 2017 x $99 = $1,017,720 in revenue. $6,637,500 savings - $1,017,720 revenue = $5,619,780 saved.
- Estimated total program cost for a full-time student. Rasmussen University defines transfer credit as previously earned college credit at an accredited two- or four-year college/university after graduating from high school. Bachelor completer programs assume at least 90 transfer credits or a conferred degree.
- 2019 Rasmussen University Credit Transfer Data, collected December 17, 2019. The average number of transfer credits will vary by student. Tuition savings information displayed here is based on the credit transfer data of incoming students who enrolled in a Rasmussen University program in 2019. 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.
- Estimated savings is based on the full-time per credit rate and the maximum number of transfer credits: $260 x 60 credits = $15,600.
- U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Current Population Study. Unemployment rates and earnings by educational attainment, 2020. Accessed on March 31, 2022. Data is for persons age 25 and older who are full-time wage and salary earners. https://www.bls.gov/emp/chart-unemployment-earnings-education.htm
- Number of eligible courses varies by program. Time and cost savings depend on the eligible student enrolling in and completing both the Bachelor’s and Master’s degree at Rasmussen University through the accelerated Master’s pathway. Completion time is dependent on transfer credits and the number of courses completed each term. Please speak to an admissions advisor for details.