Through career-focused curriculum and practical, hands-on opportunities in your online Finance degree courses, you can prepare for a successful finance career across a wide range of businesses. Our Finance Bachelor’s degree-completion program is designed to help you gain job-ready finance skills that employers seek.
Plus, with our accelerated Master’s pathway you’ll have the opportunity to take one MBA course as part of your Finance Bachelor’s degree. Get a head start on your Master’s at no extra tuition cost. Gain advanced knowledge and skills without committing to more education right now. And if you decided to complete your MBA, you’re already one step ahead and could save up to $1,055.2
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What Will I Be Prepared to Do When I’m Done?
Prepare for Industry ExaminationTo enhance your résumé even further, our Finance classes academically prepare for the Level I Exam of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) credential, which is valued by employers and upon completion gives you additional leverage in the job market.
Help Move Your Career ForwardOur Finance program graduates feel confident advancing their careers in the competitive finance industry and creating value across their organization by contributing to a diverse team.
Pursue Potential Job GrowthAccording to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the projected job growth potential between 2020 and 2030 for Financial and Investment Analysts is 6%.3 A Finance degree from Rasmussen University can help set you up for success in this growing field.
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What Skills Will I Gain?
Financial Analysis and Consultation
Synthesize and analyze data, then provide actionable recommendations based on findings to add value for stakeholders.
Develop budgets, forecasts and cash flow analysis to evaluate business health and productivity.
Proficiency in Excel®
Build fully scalable, production-ready data models with Excel.4
Clearly Communicate Financial Insights
Aptly communicate and illustrate financial insights to diverse audiences in a wide range of organizations.
What Types of Classes Will I Take?
Concepts in Personal Financial Management
- FIN 3520
- 4 Credits
Focuses on budgeting, credit, investments, insurance and retirement planning. Prepares students for handling major aspects of personal finances.
Money and Banking
- ECO 4223
- 4 Credits
Examines the structure and operations of our monetary systems, including the fundamentals of money, financial markets, commercial banking and its regulation.
Investment Portfolio Management
- FIN 4372
- 4 Credits
Studies investment portfolio management and places focus on portfolio theory and assessing and mitigating portfolio risk. Topics covered include market efficiency, risk, active and passive management, diversification and asset allocation.
23 Courses to Complete
90 Credit Hours
Estimate Your Tuition
Rasmussen University is committed to making education more affordable for all students. Our tuition estimating tool can help you visualize the cost of your degree and see what savings opportunities are available to help you achieve it.
What Should I Know Before I Enroll?
To be considered for admission, students must hold a conferred Associate’s degree from an accredited institution as recognized by the Department of Education, or students must have successfully completed 60 quarter or 40 semester credits with a grade of C or higher. Students must also have completed the Rasmussen University Excel course (or course equivalent) and Principles of Financial Accounting for Managers and either Principles of Finance or Financial Markets and Institutions, or course equivalents. You can also seamlessly transfer your Rasmussen University Accounting Associate's or Business Management Associate's degree credits into the Finance Bachelor's degree program, in addition to successfully completing the Excel course.
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, corporate grants and military discounts for those who qualify.
Where Can I Find Online Finance Courses 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 Finance program near you.