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Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Master's Degree

Online Program

Next Start Dates
July 01, 2024
September 30, 2024
Apply By
June 27, 2024
September 26, 2024

18 months finish in as few as1

$12,660 total estimated program cost2

120+ years backed by over 120 years of experience as a Business school

Earn Your MBA Degree for Under $13K2

Complete your MBA degree for under $13,000 and gain an edge to help make yourself more marketable. Pursue an MBA degree that will help you gain a broad understanding of the digital economy, strategic business concepts and optimized leadership. You'll have the versatility and knowledge to pursue a variety of career opportunities. Plus, you'll be able to apply new skills into your current career as you learn them. You can also take advantage of your previous experience with online Empowered Learning® courses, which allow you to learn by doing, manage your pace and stay connected with faculty and peers.

No GRE®/GMAT®3 requirements, no application fees and four start dates per year—it’s easy to get started, and you can complete your MBA degree in as few as 18 months.1

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Strategize Your MBA Career Journey

Be ready to analyze and adapt to shifts in the current and future market. With a variety of online learning experiences, you'll enhance your ability to collaborate and strategize with team members, stakeholders and executives. You'll also have the resources and support you need to become a stronger and more innovative leader that your organization can rely on.

Rasmussen University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (, an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Sample MBA Courses

Advanced Skills That You Can Apply Right Away

You’ll be learning online, but that doesn’t mean you’re missing out on quality. Our online MBA degree program provides the flexibility you need as a busy, working professional and the advanced courses to help you thrive. With your MBA degree in hand, you'll have a broad understanding of:

  • Value chain management
  • Operations management
  • Accounting and financial analysis
  • Organizational leadership
  • Marketing strategy
  • Business intelligence and analytics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Change management
  • Corporate responsibility and sustainability
  • Strategic planning
  • Applied Strategic Planning (MAN 6720)

    Online // 4 Credits

    Analyze methods and processes for effective applied strategic planning. Study the importance of holistic strategic thinking when developing an organization’s strategic plan. Evaluate an organization’s infrastructure, perform a gap analysis and assess the impact of globalization.

  • Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability (GEB 5458)

    Online // 4 Credits

    Study the impact of community involvement, sociological perspectives, ethics, compliance and sustainability on an organization’s competitive advantage. Explore differentiators between internal and external stakeholders, as well as how politics and government regulations and management of resources can influence business decisions.

  • Business Intelligence and Analytics (ISM 6200)

    Online // 4 Credits

    Focus on data and analytics and their application to organizational decision-making. Gain an understanding of what data, metrics and analytics are needed to explain and predict organizational outcomes, as well as how to apply a variety of statistical analysis methods to develop insights and data visualization to improve business performance.

"We designed the MBA program to ensure it is actionable and relevant to employers, and students learn how to think critically as they help their companies solve complex problems."

Eduardo H., DBA
Rasmussen University Faculty

Trusted Expert Insight

Your online MBA degree program coursework is designed by industry and curriculum experts with more than 130 years of combined experience. You get the support of faculty ready to help with access to their real-world insight.

Transform into a Leader

Along with digital economy and strategic business concepts, students in all programs and at all credential levels learn employer-valued transferable skills, or soft skills. Your digital Comprehensive Learner Record is available to Master's degree graduates and makes it easier to showcase your skills. See how.

School-Life Balance

You focus on the learning, and we’ll focus on innovative ways to support you. In addition to fully online courses, you’ll benefit from supportive faculty, 24-hour tech support, tutoring assistance and business library and learning services.

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Moving from Undergraduate to Graduate: What to Expect

We’re here to help you get a better handle on what to expect when making the move up from undergraduate to graduate school. To help with that, we’ve asked Dr. Joy Henrich, Dean of Graduate Education at Rasmussen University, as well as other graduate students, to highlight some of the biggest shifts you can expect as you make this transition to graduate studies.

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Empowered Learning®

Learn by doing real-world projects, manage your pace and stay connected with faculty and peers.

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Get Credit for What You Know

Versatile Learning

You'll experience a mix of case studies, exercises, course lectures and coursework.

Fit the Rest into Your Life

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Effective Virtual Experience

Approach your courses through the lens of your specific industry to help you apply what you learn.

Fully Online

100% online learning gives you more control—over your schedule, your work space and your pace.

Affordable Education

Tuition & Savings

Do the Math:

With four start dates a year, 11-week terms and a total of 12 courses, students who enroll can finish in less than two years.1

$210 cost per credit
x 48 total credits
$10,080 total tuition
+ $2,580 total fees
$12,660 estimated total program cost

Learn more about the financial aid cost of attendance (COA).

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Earn Your Online MBA for Under $13,0002

No GRE/GMAT requirements and no application fees. And, up to 20% of our MBA degree program can be completed with transfer credits, which could potentially save you time and money.

Entrance Requirements

To be considered for admission, applicants must submit an official transcript from an accredited institution of higher learning as recognized by the U. S. Department of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) documenting either a conferred Bachelor’s degree with a cumulative GPA of 2.50 (no rounding) or higher, or a conferred graduate-level certificate, Master’s degree, or doctoral degree. No GRE/GMAT is required.

Applicants with a Bachelor’s degree GPA of 2.0 (no rounding) to 2.49 may request an exception to the minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA requirement through the submission of a personal statement in the form of a written essay. Instructions and a scoring rubric for submitting a request for an exception may be obtained from the Admissions Advisor. The scoring of the committee will be final.

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You've Got Questions, We've Got Answers

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How long does it take to earn your MBA degree?

    You can complete your Master of Business Administration degree online in as few as 18 months.1

  • Can you earn your MBA online?

    Yes, the Rasmussen University MBA degree program is fully online.

  • Is this online MBA program for working professionals?

    Yes, Rasmussen University has been supporting working adults through flexible Business career-oriented programs for over 120 years and are not only known, but also trusted, by employers. Our MBA degree program is 100% online Empowered Learning, which allows you to learn by doing, manage your pace and stay connected with faculty and peers. Adult learners can expect hands-on support from industry-experienced faculty, library and learning services, career services and 24/7 tech support.

  • What topics will be covered in the MBA degree program?

    Coursework within our MBA degree program provides a broad understanding of:

    • Value chain management
    • Operations management
    • Financial management
    • Organizational leadership
    • Marketing strategy
    • Business intelligence and analytics
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Change management
    • Corporate responsibility and sustainability
  • Can I transfer credits into this Master’s program?

    Yes. If you've earned Master's-level credits before, up to 20% of this Master's degree program can be completed through transfer credits. Your admissions advisor can help you get an answer on your specific transfer credits in one business day, on average. For more information, visit our Transfer Policy page.

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