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Online Certificate

In as few as nine months, you can add new or advanced business skills and knowledge to your resume and earn your Business Certificate online.1 Enhance your experience in accounting, business, business ethics, business law and finance. Not only will you be able to understand key elements of business, but you will be able to effectively communicate in a variety of situations and stand out as a valuable member of your organization.

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  • Online Courses Go Where You Go

    Flexible and affordable, online courses are designed to give you more control and balance over your busy schedule. Learn through live interactive sessions with faculty and peers, real-world projects and virtual labs. You'll receive continued support from admissions advisors, experienced faculty, library and learning resources, experienced tutors, 24/7 tech support, personal student advisors and career services.

  • Take Advantage of Our Credential Ladder
    Whether this is the first step on your path to a career in business or you're currently working and ready to advance your credentials, we've made it easy. Our program is designed so credits simply ladder-up, one to the next, Certificate to Associate's to Bachelor's.
  • Institutional Accreditation

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

  • Get Knowledge Credit®

    The Business Certificate program is fully online and offers up to five $149 self-directed assessments, which allow you to prove that you already have the knowledge for a particular course and don't need to take it.

Business Credentials Offered



Finish in as few as

9 month1

Learning includes

  • Online
  • Campus Support and Resources

Intended for

Students looking to acquire new or additional technical business concepts, bolster their skill set and create value across their organization without a major time commitment.

Prepares you for

Entry-level business assistant

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Turn Your Online Business Education into a Career

We’ve made advancing your business career easier by offering online Business courses that fit into a busy working schedule. If you're ready to further your education, our online Business Certificate program curriculum and credential ladder system are designed to let you seamlessly transfer your Rasmussen University Business Certificate credits toward another credential until you've reached your goal. You could pursue an online Business Management Associate's degree, online Business Management Bachelor's degree, online Finance degree or more. Relevant, core courses help guide you every step of the way toward your future career.