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YOU CAN

Advance Your Career!

Complete your Certificate, Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree
through online business classes with Rockford University.

Certificates

Earn a certificate in any of 5 concentrations: Finance, Human Resources, Leadership, Marketing, or Operations Management.

Each Certificate includes 6 courses.
Completion time: 6 to 12 months

Business Management Bachelor’s Degree

Apply previous college credits and RU certificate credits to complete your degree.
Completion time: 18 to 30 months

MBA Degree

Coming in 2020!
Enhance your skills with an advanced business degree.
Concentrations: Project Management and Finance.
Completion time: 18 to 24 months

Admission Requirements

Program Requirements

Enhance your advancement potential by developing key business skills. Earn a business certificate with concentration in Finance, Human Resources, Leadership, Marketing, or Operations Management.

Three easy steps.

1) Choose your concentration and take 2 courses.

Finance

  • BSMS 323 Development & Review of Financial Inform (3)
  • BSMS 425 Finance (3)

Human Resources

  • BSMS 348 HR Management (3)
  • BSMS 338 Negotiation & Conflict Resolution (3)

Leadership

  • BSMS 301 Team Dynamics (3)
  • BSMS 480 Leadership Seminar (3)

Marketing

  • BSMS 358 Marketing (3)
  • BSMS 453 Global Business Applications (3)

Operations Management

  • BSMS 440 Management of Information Systems (3)
  • BSMS 420 Data Analysis (3)

2) Choose 4 concentration completion courses below.

  • BSMS 301 Team Dynamics (3)
  • BSMS 305 Organizational Communication (3)
  • BSMS 315 Business Ethics (3)
  • BSMS 323 Development & Review of Financial Inform (3)
  • BSMS 338 Negotiation & Conflict Resolution (3)
  • BSMS 343 Readings in Management & Organizational Theory (3)
  • BSMS 348 HR Management (3)
  • BSMS 358 Marketing (3)
  • BSMS 420 Data Analysis (3)
  • BSMS 425 Finance (3)
  • BSMS 430 Business Research (3)
  • BSMS 436 Government & Organizations (3)
  • BSMS 440 Management of Info Systems (3)
  • BSMS 453 International Business (3)
  • BSMS 480 Leadership Seminar (3)

3) Receive your completed certificate.

If you wish to continue your education, your RU certificate credits count toward earning your Business Management Bachelor’s Degree. 

Admission Requirements

Program Requirements

Required Major Courses (General)

  • 301 – Team Dynamics
  • 305 – Organizational Communication
  • 315 – Organizational Ethics
  • 323 – Development & Review of Financial Information
  • 336 – Government and Organizations
  • 338 – Negotiation & Conflict Resolution
  • 343 – Readings in Management
  • 345 – Leadership Seminar
  • 348 – HR Foundations
  • 353 – Global Business Application
  • 358 – Marketing
  • 361 – Research
  • 368 – Finance
  • 371 – Technology
  • 395 – Strategy and Policy
  • 495 – Senior Capstone
  • 364/365 – Data Analysis/Data Presentation OR 376 Special Course

Liberal Arts Courses

  • 380 – Topics in Social Science
  • 381 – Topics in Science
  • 382 – Topics in Humanities
  • Supporting Requirements
  • 120 – Principles of Macroeconomics
  • 121 – Principles of Microeconomics
  • 220 – Principles of Financial Accounting
  • 221 – Principles of Managerial Accounting
  • 230 – Principles of Statistics

*Degree requires a total of 124 credit hours

Visit the Accelerated Business Management Bachelor’s Degree program page for full details

Admission Requirements

Coming soon

Program Requirements

Coming soon

Certificates

Earn a certificate in any of the 5 concentrations. Each concentration includes 6 courses.
Concentrations: Finance, Human Resources, Leadership, Marketing and Operations Management. 
Completion time: 6 to 12 months

Admission Requirements

Program Requirements

Enhance your advancement potential by developing key business skills. Earn a business certificate with concentration in Finance, Human Resources, Leadership, Marketing, or Operations Management.

Three easy steps.

1) Choose your concentration and take 2 courses.

Finance

  • BSMS 323 – Development & Review of Financial Inform (3)
  • BSMS 425 – Finance (3)

 

Human Resources

  • BSMS 348 – HR Management (3)
  • BSMS 338 – Negotiation & Conflict Resolution (3)

 

Leadership

  • BSMS 301 – Team Dynamics (3)
  • BSMS 480 – Leadership Seminar (3)

 

Marketing

  • BSMS 358 – Marketing (3)
  • BSMS 453 – Global Business Applications (3)

 

Operations Management

  • BSMS 440 Management of Information Systems (3)
  • BSMS 420 – Data Analysis (3)

 

 

2) Choose 4 concentration completion courses below.

  • BSMS 301 – Team Dynamics (3)
  • BSMS 305 – Organizational Communication (3)
  • BSMS 315 – Organizational Ethics (3)
  • BSMS 343 – Readings in Management & Organizational Theory (3)
  • BSMS 338 – Negotiation & Conflict Resolution (3)
  • BSMS 430 – Business Research (3)
  • BSMS 436 – Government & Organizations (3)
  • BSMS 490 – Strategy & Policy (3)

     

3) Receive your completed certificate.

If you wish to continue your education, your RU certificate credits count toward earning your Accelerated Business Management Bachelor’s Degree. 

Business Management Bachelor’s Degree

Apply previous college credits and RU certificate credits to complete your degree.
Completion time: 18 to 30 months

Admission Requirements

Program Requirements

Required Major Courses (General)

  • 301 – Team Dynamics
  • 305 – Organizational Communication
  • 315 – Organizational Ethics
  • 323 – Development & Review of Financial Information
  • 336 – Government and Organizations
  • 338 – Negotiation & Conflict Resolution
  • 343 – Readings in Management
  • 345 – Leadership Seminar
  • 348 – HR Foundations
  • 353 – Global Business Application
  • 358 – Marketing
  • 361 – Research
  • 368 – Finance
  • 371 – Technology
  • 395 – Strategy and Policy
  • 495 – Senior Capstone
  • 364/365 – Data Analysis/Data Presentation OR 376 Special Course

Liberal Arts Courses

  • 380 – Topics in Social Science
  • 381 – Topics in Science
  • 382 – Topics in Humanities
  • Supporting Requirements
  • 120 – Principles of Macroeconomics
  • 121 – Principles of Microeconomics
  • 220 – Principles of Financial Accounting
  • 221 – Principles of Managerial Accounting
  • 230 – Principles of Statistics

*Degree requires a total of 124 credit hours

Visit the Accelerated Business Management Bachelor’s Degree program page for full details

MBA Degree

Coming in 2020!
Enhance your skills with an advanced business degree.
Concentrations: Project Management and Finance.
Completion time: 18 to 24 months

Admission Requirements

Coming soon

Program Requirements

Coming soon

Learn More

Faculty

Admission
(815) 226-4040
Accelerated@rockford.edu

Certificates
Dr. Mandolen Mull

Business Management Bachelor’s Degree
Dr. Mandolen Mull

Learn More

Admission
(815) 226-4040
Accelerated@rockford.edu

Faculty

Certificates
Dr. Mandolen Mull

Accelerated Business Management Bachelor’s Degree
Dr. Mandolen Mull

Accelerated MBA
Professor Luis Romero