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Business Management

Bachelor's Degree, Associate's Degree

Start your career – or move forward – in a field that takes real-world know-how, refined skills and a competitive spirit. A fully online Business Management degree from Rasmussen College can put you on the path to a career in the digital economy in as few as 18 months.1 Our curriculum provides you with tools you can actually use in your profession along with foundational and emerging business skills needed to thrive in a wide variety of industries. A degree is more attainable than ever with Flex Choice®, which allows you to learn in flexible courses that fit your schedule, allowing you to complete your business degree at your pace.

At both the Associate’s and Bachelor’s degree levels, our fully online Business Management degree helps you build a strong foundation for your future, preparing you for a career in industries such as banking, finance, healthcare administration, human resources, logistics/manufacturing, marketing and supply chain.

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Flex Choice®: Get Credit for What You Know

The Associate’s degree is available with Flex Choice® self-directed assessment offerings, which allows you to blend traditional online courses with self-directed assessments that provide optional coaching assistance. The Bachelor’s degree program is also available with Flex Choice® and 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. For additional information, visit our Flex Choice page.

Degrees That Mean Business

Receive quality support in your courses and learn directly from faculty who are experienced business professionals. All of our online Business Management courses feature opportunities to engage with instructors and peers through live interactive lectures and online forums, where you'll gain the skills employers need—including business analysis, organizational leadership, project management, business intelligence, data analysis and process improvement. You’ll develop strong business acumen and grow the skills needed to help build your business career.

Regional Accreditation

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

Carry Your Credits Forward

Our Business Management programs make it easy to put your current credits toward a degree. In fact, our Business Management Bachelor’s degree students transfer in an average of 106 credits—which is equal to $27,560 in tuition savings. That’s forward thinking for you.

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 in business and technical proficiency. Opportunities span from accounting, finance and marketing to operations, management, organizational leadership and business ethics—with advanced knowledge about business and the digital economy.

Prepares you for

General and operations manager, office manager, accounting, human resources coordinator, business analyst, financial planner analyst, production supervisor, client support specialist, account executive, product development, 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

Training coordinator, inside sales representative, accounts payable representative, customer service representative, call center representative, executive assistant, production supervisor, transportation analyst

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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 and allow you to gain firsthand experience as a business professional. You can participate in a Capstone course to culminate your education and take part in live interactive lectures as you prepare to turn your education into a career.

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

Administrative Services Managers

  • BLS Earnings Data:2

    • $55,000 10th Percentile
    • $71,850 25th Percentile
    • $96,180 50th Percentile
  • BLS Projected Growth 2016–2026:2


  • BLS Typical Entry-Level Education:

    • Bachelor's Degree

General and Operations Managers

  • BLS Earnings Data:2

    • $44,710 10th Percentile
    • $65,650 25th Percentile
    • $100,930 50th Percentile
  • BLS Projected Growth 2016–2026:2


  • BLS Typical Entry-Level Education:

    • Bachelor's Degree

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Important information about these programs including cost, length and graduate debt.

Bachelor's | Associate's

“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

  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 21, 2019] 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.
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