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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. you can save time and money with flex choice® learning options that include credit for prior learning, self-directed assessments and competency-based education.

rasmussen college is accredited by the higher learning commission (, a regional 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 college 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.

flex choice

save even more with flex choice® learning options

pursuing accelerated degree programs online doesn't have to be stressful. from credit for prior learning, self-directed assessments and competency-based education, flex choice adds flexibility to your schedule and is a more affordable way to receive credit by demonstrating what you know and can do.

credit for prior learning

past college coursework, military transcripts, course waivers and industry certifications all maximize your credits and reduce overall costs toward your accelerated degree. to learn more about credit for prior learning and transfer credits, visit our transfer policy page.

self-directed assessments

with flex choice, you can get credit for what you already know in your online accelerated degree programs. these self-directed, interactive assessments are taken independently and completely online. if you prefer, you can get one-on-one guidance from a faculty member beforehand, and support materials are also provided to help you brush up. at $99 per assessment, you’ll save money and time.

competency-based education

many of these online accelerated degree programs allow you to show what you know as soon as you know it. cbe gives learners more control over time, allowing you to move quickly through topics you already understand and slow down with more challenging material. our project-based cbe courses are paced for you and are accessible anytime, anywhere. plus, you’ll have faculty support to ensure your success.

when i realized i could transfer my credits and finish my degree in a year-and-a-half, i knew i could accomplish my goals. my degree helped me get my foot in the door to advance my career.

rasmussen college graduate

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:

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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, schedule confirmation and flex choice® learning options associated with your accelerated degree program and participate in your online student orientation.

next program start date

  • october 5, 2020
  • november 12, 2020
  • january 4, 2021
  • february 10, 2021
  • april 5, 2021

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