Business

Certificate

Next program start date

April 01, 2024

Finish in as few as

9 months1

Learning includes

  • Online
  • Campus Support and Resources

Whether you’re just getting started in business or you want to add new or advanced knowledge to your skill set, our Business Certificate online program is a great way to start. Through Rasmussen University’s flexible and competitively priced online Business courses, you’ll gain job-ready skills that employers seek and set yourself apart in today’s competitive market.

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After this credential

What Will I Be Prepared to Do When I’m Done?

Advance Your Education

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 business certificate online is designed so credits simply ladder-up, one to the next, Certificate to Associate's to Bachelor's.

Help Move Your Career Forward

With enhanced skills and an assembled job-seeking portfolio featuring first-hand examples of student work, your bolstered resume will help you become a dynamic asset to your team and move forward in your career.

Pursue Potential Job Growth

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the projected job growth potential between 2020 and 2030 for Administrative Services Managers is 9%.2 A Business Certificate online from Rasmussen University can help set you up for success in this growing field.

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Skills

What Skills Will I Gain?

Business Foundations

Understand basic concepts in accounting, business, business ethics, business law and finance.

Development Managerial Skills and Insights

Based on your study of management practices, know and practice what it means to be a leader.

Effective Communication

Develop professional documents and oral presentations for audiences in diverse workplace communities and disciplines.

Computer Applications

Use computer applications for the business environment and interpret basic financial data and perform basic accounting skills.

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Gain a competitive edge with a strong, broad-based foundation of knowledge and skills for today's business environment.

Sample Courses

What Types of Classes Will I Take?

  • Introduction to Business

    • GEB 1011
    • Online
    • 4 Credits

    Studies the characteristics and functions of business in a free enterprise environment and how business impacts the economy in which we live. Characteristics studied may include opportunities, organizations, management, marketing, analysis and any other activities related to general ownership and operation.

  • Principles of Management

    • MAN 2021
    • Online
    • 4 Credits

    Develops managerial skills and insights by studying management practices. Also, advances an understanding of the manager/employee relationships and the legal and ethical issues impacting these relationships.

  • Principles of Marketing

    • MAR 2011
    • Online
    • 4 Credits

    Introduces the marketing concept, integrating seven key marketing perspectives. Topics include consumer buying behavior, business-to-business markets and organizational buying behavior, market research techniques, fundamental pricing concepts, marketing channels and logistics, integrated marketing communications and marketing's role in electronic commerce.

12 Courses to Complete

37 Credit Hours

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Enrollment

What Should I Know Before I Enroll?

Entrance Requirements

Entrance requirements at the Rasmussen University School of Business vary depending on the program. We do not require enrolling students to submit standardized test scores; however, every entrant must have at least a high school diploma or the equivalent.

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We believe in giving credit where it’s due. You can get an estimate of your transfer credits without an official transcript in one business day (on average). Talk to an admissions advisor today, or explore our Transfer Policy page for our seamless credit policies designed to maximize credits, potentially save money and expedite graduation.

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Help Paying for College

Higher education should be a manageable investment. Talk to an admissions advisor and learn how these programs can make it more affordable with self-directed assessments, credit for prior learning, loans and grants, scholarship opportunities, corporate grants and military discounts for those who qualify.

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Class Locations

Where Can I Find an Online Business Certificate Program Near Me?

At Rasmussen University, we want our courses to be available on your schedule, not the other way around. Select programs are available for enrollment through a specific campus and nationally online, but students complete the courses online and are able to utilize online and on-campus support and resources. See below to find out where you can find an Online Business Certificate program near you.

  • Online
  • Florida
  • Illinois*
  • Kansas
  • Minnesota
  • North Dakota
  • Wisconsin