Be a Dynamic Asset to Your Accounting Team
At Rasmussen College, our curriculum prepares you to manage finances and become a well-rounded numbers expert. Through our flexible course offerings, you’ll gain valuable experience and extensive training with industry software to build the necessary skills for work in private, public or nonprofit accounting. Our curriculum focuses on teaching you the technical skills demanded by most employers— including managerial accounting, financial reporting, account reconciliation, payroll and bookkeeping. As an accounting student, you can:
- Get hands-on learning by applying your skills in small class sizes that provide personalized attention and relevant coursework
- Develop, implement and evaluate strategic plans using budgeting, financing and forecasting models
- Understand how to select and utilize technology to make decisions that improve efficiency and productivity
- Take core accounting and business courses using generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) as you continue to work in your field
You can choose the learning format that best fits your lifestyle with Flex Choice®. The Associate’s degree is available in a fully online or blended format, plus online self-directed assessments can help you save time and money. You can complete your Bachelor’s degree fully online in as few as 18 months in our Bachelor’s degree-completion format, taught through a blend of traditional courses and competency-based education (CBE). 1 CBE focuses on defined competencies based on critical skills, with faculty interaction and graded instruction.
When you want to advance your education, you can seamlessly transfer your Associate’s degree credits into our Bachelor’s degree and prepare for the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) exam.
Completion time is dependent on transfer credits accepted and the number of courses completed each term.