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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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 program 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 2019 and 2029 for general and operations managers is 6%.2 A Business Certificate online from Rasmussen University can help set you up for success in this growing field.
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.
Develop professional documents and oral presentations for audiences in diverse workplace communities and disciplines.
Use computer applications for the business environment and interpret basic financial data and perform basic accounting skills.
- GEB 1011
- 4 Credits
- MAN 2021
- 4 Credits
- MAR 2011
- 4 Credits
Introduction to Business
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
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
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
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.
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.
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, and corporate and military discounts for those who qualify.
- Completion time is dependent on transfer credits accepted and the number of courses completed each term.
- Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, [career information accessed July 7, 2021] www.bls.gov/ooh/. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2019-2029). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement. Employment conditions in your area may vary.