Accelerated Degree-Completion Programs

Finish Your Bachelor’s Degree for Less

Are you a busy adult looking to take the next step in your career? Do your personal and professional commitments mean you need a program designed to help you complete it quickly and affordably? As a motivated student, you want to earn your degree faster and you have the time-management skills and desire to work hard—a perfect fit for an accelerated degree program. Not only will accelerated Bachelor’s programs get you that much closer to your goals, but are also formatted in an easy-to-use online learning environment. Online Empowered Learning courses allow you to learn by doing and manage your pace. Save time and money with credit for prior learning and $149 self-directed assessments to show you already have the skills for a particular course and don't need to take it.

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

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Transfer Your Credits and Save

Use our calculator to see how transferring credits can save you time.

Transfer Credits

We want to help you maximize your credit transfer while minimizing your tuition costs and time to graduation. With accelerated Bachelor’s programs and transfer credits, your goals are much more manageable.

Our seamless transfer policies are designed so you can:

  • Transfer your Associate’s degree or previous credits from any area of study toward your accelerated degree program
  • Receive credit for your general education courses regardless of when you completed them
  • Earn credit for prior learning and military experience

To learn more about transfer credits, visit our Transfer Policy page.

Transfer Tip: Work with your previous higher education institutions to make sure your official transcripts are received directly by Rasmussen University by the end of your first term. You will receive email notifications alerting you when your transcripts are received and credits post to your account.

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Your estimated time to completion is:

Standard Program1

32 Months

Degree-Completion Program1

24 Months

  1. Completion time is dependent on transfer credits accepted and the number of courses completed each term.

Save Even More for What You Know

Pursuing accelerated degree programs online doesn't have to be stressful. Save time and money with Knowledge Credit options. Empowered Learning puts you in the driver's seat of your online Bachelor's and Master's degree courses.

Knowledge Credit™

Save time and money with Knowledge Credit:

  • Transfer in college-level credit
  • Gain credit for military training or professional certifications that align with your program
  • Take $149 self-directed assessments to show that you already achieved the skills for a particular course and don't need to take it

Find our more about your Knowledge Credit options.

Empowered Learning™

Your online courses may be built in Empowered Learning, which puts you in the driver's seat and allows you to:

  • Access online courses anytime, from almost anywhere
  • Go faster when you can, and slower when you need to
  • Create real-world projects that demonstrate your new knowledge
  • Learn at your pace while staying connected with faculty and peers

Learn more about Empowered Learning.

Ashley M. testimonial

"Transferring credits allowed me to finish my Bachelor's degree faster! Transferring credits over to Rasmussen allows students the opportunity to capitalize on the hard work they already put in to their education."

Ashley M.
Bachelor's Graduate, Master's Student and Rasmussen University Staff Member

Find Your Accelerated Degree

Find Your Accelerated Degree

From Business and Technology to Health Sciences, Justice Studies and Education, we provide a variety of online accelerated degree programs. Use the filter below to find the degree that best fits your goals.

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View the steps to your enrollment and find more details about our admissions process for accelerated Bachelor's programs.

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Review Our Transfer Policy

Learn more about our transfer policy and how to apply qualifying credits toward your accelerated degree program.

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Your graduation goal is our goal. Our easy-to-use Tuition Estimator helps make tuition more manageable.

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Steps to Enrollment

Simple Steps Toward Your Accelerated Degree

You have our support through your accelerated degree program enrollment process. Get a head-start on preparing for your future with these simple steps:

Enroll at Rasmussen University

Submit your transcripts, industry certifications, military experience and other prior learning for review. You will also receive valuable information from your admissions advisor and complete online enrollment documents.

Be Prepared for Success

Meet your admissions advisor, complete a background check and get started with FA Connect and your Student Portal. And most importantly, start classes for your accelerated degree programs online!

Become a Respected Student

Review orientation information, confirm your schedule and Empowered Learning courses associated with your accelerated degree program and participate in your online student orientation.

Next Program Start Date

  • February 9, 2022
  • April 4, 2022
  • May 11, 2022
  • July 5, 2022

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