Finance

Online Bachelor's Degree

Take the next step toward becoming a leader in the financial industry with help from Rasmussen University’s Finance Bachelor’s degree-completion program. In this flexible, online Finance program, you will be able to build financial models, utilize theories and concepts to analyze and solve real-world problems and communicate your findings to diverse audiences. In as few as 18 months, you’ll gain the relevant skills employers are seeking in the evolving digital economy and feel confident in the competitive world of finance.1

Plus, with our accelerated Master’s pathway you can take one MBA course as part of your Bachelor’s program—at Bachelor’s tuition rates. That saves time and up to $825 on your MBA.3

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  • Self-Directed Assessments & Empowered Learning™

    The Bachelor’s degree is available with $99 self-directed assessments, which allow you to show that you already have the skills in a particular course and don’t need to take it. Save time and money with self-directed assessments and other Knowledge Credit options.

    The Bachelor’s degree is also available with Empowered Learning, which means you can:

    • Access courses anytime, from almost anywhere
    • Go faster when you can, and slower when you need to
    • Create real-world projects that prove your new knowledge
    • Stay connected with faculty and peers in live sessions

    For additional information, visit our Empowered Learning page.

  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Exam

    With core Business and Finance classes and an internship option, you’ll be academically prepared to pursue the Level I Exam of the CFA credential, which upon completion helps enhance your skills and resume.

  • Online Courses Go Where You Go

    Flexible and affordable, online courses are designed to give you more control and balance over your busy schedule. Learn through live interactive sessions with faculty and peers, real-world projects and virtual labs. You'll receive continued support from admissions advisors, experienced faculty, library and learning resources, experienced tutors, 24/7 tech support, personal student advisors and career services.

  • Institutional Accreditation

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

Finance Credentials Offered

Finance

Bachelor's Degree

Finish in as few as

18 months1

Learning includes

  • Online
  • Campus Support and Resources
  • Field Experience
  • Empowered Learning™

Intended for

Students looking to gain advanced, relevant skills in order to pursue a finance career across a wide range of businesses in the evolving digital economy.

Prepares you for

Financial analyst, financial manager, budget analyst

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Turn Your Online Finance Education into a Career

We’ve made advancing your Finance education easier by offering online classes that fit into a busy working schedule. You can participate in an optional internship or Capstone course to culminate your education and train you for in-demand finance certifications. To enhance your professional resume even further, our online Finance degree curriculum academically prepares you to pursue the Level I Exam of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) credential. The CFA credential is designed to help you further develop your abilities and expertise to make strategic business decisions based on an organization’s financial situation.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), earning a degree, regardless of the field of study, can improve income potential.2 Here is just one example of where an online Finance degree can take you.

Financial and Investment Analysts

  • BLS Earnings Data:2

    • $48,760 10th Percentile
    • $63,670 25th Percentile
    • $83,660 50th Percentile
  • BLS Projected Growth 2019–2029:2

    6%

  • BLS Typical Entry-Level Education:

    • Bachelor's Degree

"The faculty and staff members were all very accessible and you can tell that they really want you to succeed."

Shay
Student, School of Business

  1. Completion time is dependent on transfer credits accepted and the number of courses completed each term.
  2. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Employment Statistics, [salary data accessed July 7, 2021] www.bls.gov/oes/. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, [career information accessed July 7, 2021] www.bls.gov/ooh/. BLS salary data represents national, averaged earnings for the occupations listed and includes workers at all levels of education and experience. This data does not represent starting salaries. Employment conditions in your area may vary.
  3. Time and cost savings depend on the eligible student enrolling and completing both the Bachelor’s and Master’s degree at Rasmussen University through the accelerated Master’s pathway program. Program availability varies by campus and state, please see the Rasmussen University catalog for details.
  4. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Current Population Study. Unemployment rates and earnings by educational attainment, 2019. Accessed by July 15, 2020. Data is for persons age 25 and older who are full-time wage and salary earners. https://www.bls.gov/emp/chart-unemployment-earnings-education.htm
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