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 and set yourself apart in the market. This Bachelor's degree in Finance is available with Flex Choice®, which allows you to combine traditional online coursework, self-directed assessments and competency-based education—the best of all worlds, so you can receive credit for what you already know.
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- 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 May 30, 2018] www.bls.gov/ooh/. Employment conditions in your area may vary.
What Will I Be Prepared to Do When I’m Done?
Prepare for Industry Examination
To 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 Forward
Our 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 Growth
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the projected job growth potential between 2016 and 2026 for financial analysts is 11%.2 A Finance degree from Rasmussen College can help set you up for success in this growing field.
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.
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?
- FIN 3520
- 4 Credits
- ECO 4223
- 4 Credits
- FIN 4372
- 4 Credits
Concepts in Personal Financial Management
Focuses on budgeting, credit, investments, insurance and retirement planning. Prepares students for handling major aspects of personal finances.
Money and Banking
Examines the structure and operations of our monetary systems, including the fundamentals of money, financial markets, commercial banking and its regulation.
Investment Portfolio Management
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
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 College 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 College 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. Talk to a program manager today or explore our Transfer Policy page to review 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 a program manager and learn how these programs can make it more affordable with Flex Choice® learning options, loans and grants, scholarship opportunities and corporate and military discounts.
Where Can I Find Finance Courses Near Me?
At Rasmussen College, 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 a Finance program near you.