Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Master's Degree

Online Program

Next Start Dates
April 05, 2021
July 06, 2021
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March 31, 2021
June 30, 2021

18 months

estimated time to completion for full-time students1


total estimated program cost4

120+ years

backed by over 120 years of experience as a Business school

Earn Your MBA Degree for Under $10K

Complete your MBA degree for under $10,0004 and gain an edge to help make yourself more marketable. You’re ambitious and resourceful—that’s why our online MBA degree program supports the skills most in-demand by employers and helps you become a leader in your field. You'll be able to apply new skills as you learn them into your current career. You can also take advantage of your previous experience with competency-based education (CBE), which allows you to speed through what you already know and focus on new material. Plus, CBE gives you better control over your schedule as you balance work, life and education.

No GRE/GMAT 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 College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (, a regional 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.

Dr. Eduardo H.

Rasmussen College 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 six employer-valued transferable skills, or soft skills: critical thinking, digital fluency, information literacy, communication, diversity and teamwork, and ethics and professional responsibility.

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 College, 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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Get Credit for What You Know

Versatile Learning

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

Competency-Based Education (CBE)

Leverage what you already know and progress through the courses at your own pace.

Fit the Rest Into Your Life

Fully Online

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

Effective Virtual Experience

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

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 for as little as $10,000.14

$155 cost per credit
x 48 total credits
$7,440 total tuition
+ $2,460 total fees
$9,900 estimated total program cost

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Earn Your Online MBA for Under $10K

Complete your online MBA degree for as little as $10,000.4

No GRE/GMAT requirements and no application fees—you'll start classes and be on the way to your MBA degree.

Entrance Requirements

To be considered for admission, applicants must submit an official transcript documenting a conferred bachelor’s degree with a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher from a regionally or nationally accredited institution of higher learning as recognized by the U.S. Department of Education or the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). Applicants with a GPA of 2.5 (no rounding) to 2.74 may request an exception to the minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA requirement through 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 an admissions advisor. The decision of the scoring committee will be final. No GRE/GMAT is required. This program is available in every state except Connecticut, New York and Rhode Island.

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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 College MBA degree program is fully online.

  • Is this online MBA program for working professionals?

    Yes, Rasmussen College 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 and paired with competency-based education to give you added control over your schedule and learning cadence. 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

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  1. Completion time is dependent on transfer credits accepted and the number of courses completed each term.
  2. Estimated total program cost with no transfer of credit.
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  4. Tuition for this program is $155 per credit.
    • Students must maintain continuous enrollment to remain eligible for the tuition pricing of $155 per credit. A student who withdraws and re-enrolls will be required to pay the tuition price offered at the time of their re-enrollment.
    • Students who receive the tuition price of $155 per credit cannot use any additional discount, grants and/or scholarships.
    • If a student needs to retake one or more courses in the degree program, the total cost of the program will exceed $10,000.
    • Program cost breakdown: $7,440 in tuition + $2,460 in fees = $9,900 in program cost.
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