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Finance

Bachelor's Degree

Take the next step toward becoming a leader in the financial industry with help from Rasmussen College’s Finance Bachelor’s degree-completion program. In this flexible, online Finance program, you will be able to build financial models, utilize theories and concepts to analyze and solve real-world problems and communicate your findings to diverse audiences. In as few as 18 months, you’ll gain the relevant skills employers are seeking in the evolving digital economy and feel confident in the competitive world of finance.1

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  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 30, 2018] https://www.bls.gov/oes/. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, [career information accessed May 30, 2018] 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.

Flex Choice®: Get Credit for What You Know

This Bachelor's degree is available with Flex Choice®, which 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 by demonstrating what you know and can do. As a national leader in CBE, we are helping to advance this cutting-edge, faculty-led, project-based learning approach that prioritizes your learning over deadlines. For additional information, visit our Flex Choice page.

Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Exam

With core Business and Finance classes and an internship option, you’ll be academically prepared to pursue the Level I Exam of the CFA credential, which upon completion helps enhance your skills and resume.

Online Courses Go Where You Go

We applaud your dedication to grow despite your busy life. Our online learning options were designed to give you more control and balance over your schedule.

Regional Accreditation

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

Credentials Offered

Finance

Bachelor's Degree

Finish in as few as

18 months1

Learning options

  • Online
  • Campus Support and Resources
  • Field Experience
  • Flex Choice®

Intended for

Students looking to gain advanced, relevant skills in order to pursue a finance career across a wide range of businesses in the evolving digital economy.

Prepares you for

Financial analyst, financial manager, budget analyst

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Jobs You Can Get with a Finance Degree: 4 Elite Opportunities

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Turn Your Education into a Career

We’ve made advancing your finance career easier by offering classes that fit into a busy working schedule. You can participate in an optional internship or Capstone course to culminate your education and train you for in-demand finance certifications. To enhance your professional résumé even further, our online Finance degree curriculum academically prepares you to pursue the Level I Exam of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) credential. The CFA credential is designed to help you further develop your abilities and expertise to make strategic business decisions based on an organization’s financial situation.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), earning a degree, regardless of the field of study, can improve income potential.2 Here is just one example of where a Finance degree can take you.

Financial Analysts

  • BLS Earnings Data:2

    • $51,780 10th Percentile
    • $64,390 25th Percentile
    • $84,300 50th Percentile
  • BLS Projected Growth 2016–2026:2

    11%

  • BLS Typical Entry-Level Education:

    • Bachelor's Degree

“The faculty and staff members were all very accessible and you can tell that they really want you to succeed.”

Shay
Student, School of Business

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