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At Rasmussen University, you can confidently pursue your degree knowing our diverse and experienced team of faculty are dedicated to your success. Not only do our faculty teach as instructors, but they are professionals in their field who collaborate with you and help you along your educational journey.

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Introducing Our Experts

Nursing Professor’s Compassion Inspires Students

Assistant Professor of Nursing Angela Dosdall has been teaching at the Rasmussen University Bloomington campus ever since she graduated with her Master’s degree. Dosdall uses her firsthand experience of just how stressful Nursing school can be to encourage and support her students.

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Angela Dosdall

"I can honestly say the instructor made all the difference in my experience. He took the time to engage students and reach out at every level. The instructor made the class feel inclusive and encouraged a lot of conversations."

Marcia
School of Business Graduate

What Sets Our Faculty Apart?

Real-World Experience

There’s no better way to learn than from industry-experienced faculty who are experts in their field.

Professional Development

Rasmussen University invests in faculty development preparing them to teach today’s learners.

Student-Centered Instruction

Whether on campus, online or through competency-based education (CBE), our focus is to maximize student learning and success.

Practitioner Faculty

Empowering Students with Qualified Faculty

Every student has a unique story and unique needs. Our faculty are qualified in their field of study, bringing practical and professional experience to the classroom to support student learning.

Graduate Faculty

Graduate faculty guide and support student learning through activities enhancing independent thinking, research skills and the application of knowledge. Our full-time graduate faculty are actively involved in scholarly work with deep educational and industry experience. As experts in their field, they are equipped to help students manage their unique experience and complete a rigorous program of study.

Undergraduate Faculty

Whether students want to move forward in their current career or are ready for a change, faculty teaching undergraduate students have the curriculum and resources to help. Combining their academic and professional experience, our faculty are committed to helping students attain the advanced skills and knowledge needed to meet their career goals.

"There are a lot of factors people face when deciding to go back to school. What I’ve learned is that when you feel down and are having a hard time—befriend the experts. Your professors are your experts and they will guide you to the next phase of your life."

Doug
School of Design Graduate

Student-Faculty Connection

Introducing Our Experts: 3 Questions with Cyber Security Instructor Joel Christensen, MNCM, ITIL

After graduating from the Rasmussen University Cyber Security Bachelor’s degree program at the Blaine campus in 2013, and earning his Master’s in Networking and Communications in 2016, Joel Christensen returned to Rasmussen University as an adjunct instructor in 2017. He uses his firsthand student experience coupled with his work experience to guide his students through the complex, yet rewarding, world of cyber security.

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Christensen is currently pursuing his Doctorate in Cyber-Security Information Assurance with plans to graduate in 2020.

"My goal is to make sure each student enrolled in my course feels valued, encouraged and motivated from start to finish."

Cindy
General Education Faculty Member

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