As a student in our Business Management Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree program, you will build a strong, broad-based foundation of knowledge and skills for today’s business environment. At our Associate’s degree level, you’ll benefit from a combination of traditional courses, competency-based education courses (CBE) and online self-directed assessments to help you save time while preparing for a career as a business professional.
Our Business Management degrees are available with Flex Choice®, which allows you to combine traditional online coursework, self-directed assessments and competency-based education—the best of all worlds, so you can receive credit by demonstrating what you know and can do. Rasmussen College is a national leader in competency-based education, helping to advance this cutting-edge, faculty-led, project-based learning approach that prioritizes your learning over deadlines. CBE gives learners more control over their time, allowing you to move quickly through topics you already understand and slow down with more challenging material—a perfect fit for the busy adult learner! You’ll be able to have the flexibility you need in your life for college. Learn more about our Flex Choice offerings.
Whether you choose the core business management program or choose to specialize in Business Analysis or Entrepreneurship, you’ll develop the practical leadership and technology skills you need to gain a competitive edge in today's competitive job market. Participate in a capstone course project and take part in live interactive lectures to gain firsthand experience as a business professional.
1Completion time is dependent on transfer credits accepted and courses completed each term.
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Deliver Results Through In-Demand Management Skills
Through career-focused curriculum and practical, hands-on opportunities in your courses, you can prepare for a successful management career across a wide range of business sectors. Our program is designed to help you gain relevant management and leadership skills employers seek, including:
Business Management Foundations
Learn from a wide range of courses, including accounting, finance, marketing, operations, management and leadership, law and ethics, HR and business intelligence.
Digital Expertise and Decision-Making
Gain the key abilities most in demand by today’s employers including; digital proficiency, business analysis, project management, customer service, communications and teamwork.
Demonstrate your readiness to hit the ground running through hands-on experience, case studies, and award-winning online plus courses.
Obtain the skills and experience you need to feel confident in your career.
Prepare for Industry Certifications
Course work in this program provides you with the formal education in project management required to be eligible to test for industry certifications such as the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) and the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification through the Project Management Institute.
Our Grads Work Across Industries
Graduates from our School of Business programs are working for leading industries, including:*
- Finance and Banking
- Local and State Government
- Property Management
- Retail and Hospitality
117 Years of Successful Graduates
At Rasmussen College, we’ve been dedicated to our mission of preparing students for career success since 1900.
*Industry information reported by Rasmussen College graduates. This list does not constitute an endorsement of Rasmussen College by the industries shown above. Listing does not guarantee or imply that future employment opportunities within these industries will be available.
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Program Entry Requirements
Entrance requirements at the Rasmussen College School of Business vary depending on the program. We do not require enrolling students to submit standardized test scores and your GPA does not affect acceptance. However, every entrant must have at least a high school diploma or the equivalent.
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In-Demand Career Options for Your Future
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), earning a degree, regardless of the field of study, can improve income potential.* Here is the average salary by percentile and projected job growth for business professionals:
|Job Title(s)||10th Percentile||25th Percentile||50th Percentile||Job Growth (By Year 2026)|
|General and Operations Managers||$44,290||$64,890||$99,310||9%|
|Administrative Services Managers||$49,270||$66,180||$90,050||10%|
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Employment Statistics, [salary data accessed September 13, 2017] www.bls.gov/oes/. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, [career information accessed December 13, 2017] 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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We Help Make College Affordable
At Rasmussen College, we believe higher education should be a successful investment. That’s why we offer affordable options that make earning your degree attainable. See how you can save:
- Flex Choice® learning option
- Loans and Grants
- Scholarship Opportunities
- Corporate and Military Discounts
- Seamless transfer policies
Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program:
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Time to Complete
Completion time is dependent on transfer credits accepted and the number of courses completed each term.
Industry Certification Exams
Rasmussen College will reimburse the application fee for each first attempt of all of the industry certification exams for which you qualify to take. Should you need to take an exam more than once to receive a passing score, you will be responsible for all subsequent exam application fees.