Skip to Content (Press Enter)

Business Management

Bachelor's Degree, Associate's Degree

Gain a competitive edge in today’s business environment with an online Business Management degree. In as few as 18 months, our curriculum will equip you with the core business knowledge and skills to move forward in your business career in a variety of industries.1 At our Associate’s degree level, you’ll benefit from building a strong, broad-based foundation for a career as a business professional.

In the Bachelor's degree-completion program, you can choose to pursue the core Business Management program, or you can specialize in either Business Analysis or Entrepreneurship. The Business Analysis specialization combines analytics and decision-making with data. Specializing in Entrepreneurship will prepare you to develop and plan your next great idea in the dynamic world of business.

Request Business Management Program Information

  1. Completion time is dependent on transfer credits accepted and the number of courses completed each term.
  2. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Employment Statistics, [salary data accessed May 30, 2018] Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, [career information accessed May 30, 2018] 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.

Flex Choice®: Get Credit for What You Know

The Associate’s and Bachelor’s degrees are available with Flex Choice®, which allows you to combine traditional online coursework, self-directed assessments and competency-based education (CBE)—the best of all worlds, so you can receive credit for what you know and can do. As a national leader in CBE, we are helping to advance this cutting-edge, faculty-led, project-based learning approach that prioritizes your learning over deadlines. For additional information, visit our Flex Choice page.

Learn from Industry-Experienced Faculty

There’s no one better to teach professional skills than experts working in the field. That’s why in our program, you’ll learn directly from experienced professionals and receive quality support in your courses.

Online Courses Go Where You Go

We applaud your dedication to grow despite your busy life. Our online learning options were designed to give you more control and balance over your schedule.

Regional Accreditation

Rasmussen College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (, a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Credentials Offered

Business Management

Bachelor's Degree

Finish in as few as

18 months1

Learning options

  • Online
  • Campus Support and Resources
  • Flex Choice®

Intended for

Students looking to pursue a successful career in business management and interested in becoming a leader across a wide range of organizations with advanced knowledge about business and the digital economy.

Prepares you for

The general Business Management degree is ideal for students looking to develop their leadership and technology skills in a wide range of areas, from accounting, finance and marketing to operations, management, leadership and law and ethics.

The Business Analysis specialization is ideal for students looking to pursue a career as a management analyst, business adviser, business analyst, chartered management accountant, corporate investment banker and actuarial analyst.

The Entrepreneurship specialization is ideal for students interested in starting your own business, general and operations manager, administrative services manager, product development, operations, business development and business consultant.

Business Management

Associate's Degree

Finish in as few as

18 months1

Learning options

  • Online
  • Campus Support and Resources
  • Flex Choice®

Intended for

Students looking to pursue a successful career in business management across a wide range of organizations with well-rounded knowledge about the field. Students interested in a program designed to simply ladder-up their credits toward a Bachelor's degree.

Prepares you for

Customer service representative, administrative assistant, cell center representative, sales representative

Not Sure This Degree Is Right for You?

We Can Help

Take the Next Step—Talk to Us!

There are some errors in the form. Please correct the errors and submit again.

Request More Information

Request More Information About Our Business Management Program

Fill out the form to receive information about:
  • Program Details and Applying for Classes 
  • Financial Aid and FAFSA
  • Customized Support Services
  • Detailed Program Plan

Step 1 of 3

What's Your Name?

Please enter your first name.

Please enter your last name.

Step 2 of 3

Contact Information

Please enter your email address.

Please enter your phone number.

Please enter your five digit zip code.

Step 3 of 3

Program Preferences

Please choose a school of study.

Please choose a program.

Please choose a degree.

The program you have selected is not available in your area. Please select another program of interest.

By requesting information, I authorize Rasmussen College to contact me by email, phone or text message at the number provided. There is no obligation to enroll.

School of Business Blog

What Can You Do with a Business Management Degree?

Sometimes taking care of your family means taking care of yourself. Your decision to earn your degree is as much for you as it is for them. This is why you want to choose a career that will not only support your family, but also allow you to enjoy going to work everyday.

Read more
business management

Turn Your Education into a Career

We’ve made advancing your business management career easier by offering classes that fit into a busy working schedule. You can participate in a Capstone course to culminate your education. You can also take part in live interactive lectures to gain firsthand experience as a business professional.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), earning a degree, regardless of the field of study, can improve income potential.2 Here are just a few examples of where a Business Management degree can take you.

Administrative Services Managers

  • BLS Earnings Data:2

    • $52,750 10th Percentile
    • $69,590 25th Percentile
    • $94,020 50th Percentile
  • BLS Projected Growth 2016–2026:2


  • BLS Typical Entry-Level Education:

    • Bachelor's Degree

Management Analysts

  • BLS Earnings Data:2

    • $47,140 10th Percentile
    • $61,610 25th Percentile
    • $82,450 50th Percentile
  • BLS Projected Growth 2016–2026:2


  • BLS Typical Entry-Level Education:

    • Bachelor's Degree

General and Operations Managers

  • BLS Earnings Data:2

    • $44,510 10th Percentile
    • $65,590 25th Percentile
    • $100,410 50th Percentile
  • BLS Projected Growth 2016–2026:2


  • BLS Typical Entry-Level Education:

    • Bachelor's Degree

“The program was wonderful and I am proud to represent it. I have always been an advocate for continuing education and now I finally took my own advice.”

Business Management Graduate

icon-colored-advance icon-colored-build icon-colored-certificate icon-colored-growth icon-colored-national icon-colored-prep icon-colored-regional icon-colored-state icon-colored-support logo-accreditation-acen logo-accreditation-ccne ras-logo-flame ras-logo-horizontal ras-logo-stacked icon-filter icon-info-circle icon-mail-forward icon-play-solid icon-share-square-o icon-spinner icon-tag icon-general-connect icon-general-degree icon-general-discuss icon-general-email icon-general-find icon-general-laptop icon-general-leader icon-general-map icon-general-paperwork icon-general-phone icon-general-speak-out icon-simple-chat icon-simple-desktop icon-simple-find icon-simple-hamburger icon-simple-phone icon-testimonial-quotes icon-social-facebook-square-colored icon-social-facebook-square icon-social-facebook icon-social-google-plus-square icon-social-google-plus icon-social-instagram icon-social-linkedin-square-colored icon-social-linkedin-square icon-social-linkedin icon-social-pinterest-p icon-social-twitter-square icon-social-twitter icon-social-youtube-play-colored icon-social-youtube-play icon-util-checkbox-white icon-util-checkbox icon-util-checked-white icon-util-checked icon-util-chevron-down icon-util-chevron-left icon-util-chevron-right icon-util-chevron-up icon-util-open-window-button icon-util-open-window-link icon-util-pdf-button icon-util-pdf-link icon-util-refresh icon-util-x