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Company Overview of Rasmussen College, Inc.

Company Overview

Rasmussen College, Inc. is an educational institution that offers diploma, bachelor, and associate degree programs. It provides courses focusing on business, health sciences, technology and design, education, nursing, and justice studies. The institution was formerly known as Rasmussen Practical School of Business and changed its name to Rasmussen College, Inc. in 1945. Rasmussen College, Inc. was founded in 1900 and is headquartered in Bloomington, Minnesota.

4400 West 78th Street

6th Floor

Bloomington, MN 55345

United States

Founded in 1900

Phone:

952-545-2000

Fax:

952-545-7038

Key Executives for Rasmussen College, Inc.

Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Age: 46
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Executive Officer of Rasmussen College
Age: 52
President of Rasmussen College
Vice President of Compliance and Financial Services
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Rasmussen College, Inc. Key Developments

Rasmussen College Announces Transition from Traditional For-Profit Corporation to Public Benefit Corporation

Rasmussen College announced its transition from a traditional for-profit corporation to a Public Benefit Corporation. The change in corporate status reflects the commitment of the College to a higher standard of transparency, accountability and public service while harnessing the power of business to make a positive impact on society. Through the Public Benefit Corporation designation, Rasmussen College joins more than 850 companies spanning 60 industries.

Rasmussen College Opens Law Enforcement Training Facility in Eagan

Rasmussen College announced the opening of a Law Enforcement Training Facility at its Eagan campus. The new 8,000-square-foot location includes several modern, scenario training rooms in which students can practice situations they may encounter as a law enforcement officer. Training courses will be led by a faculty made up of currently working or recently retired officers from police departments and sheriff's offices in the metro area. Upon completion of the Rasmussen College Law Enforcement Skills program, students take the Peace Officer Standard and Training (POST) Board licensing exam and will be certified to practice law enforcement in the state of Minnesota.

Rasmussen College Announces New Graphic Design Degree Program

Rasmussen College announced a new Graphic Design degree program, available on campus and online through its 24 U.S campuses. Students can now earn diploma, Associate's and Bachelor's degrees in Graphic Design, with specializations in animation and motion graphics or web and interactive design. The multi-degree program helps students keep pace with the specialized career demands of the field and prepares them to enter the employment market. Enrollment in the Graphic Design program is open immediately, with classes beginning January 2014. The curriculum in the Graphic Design degree program has been enhanced to prepare students for the areas of job growth, specifically focusing on up-to-date skills in mobile and interactive design and user experience. Graphic Design careers are expected to grow 13% over the next 10 years while computer system design will see more than 61% growth. Rasmussen College students can complete their degrees and quickly enter the workforce, earning a diploma in just 18 months, an Associate's degree in 21 months and a Bachelor's degree in as little as 3 years. To help students gain a competitive edge in a growing and demanding marketplace, the Graphic Design program will also offer students the opportunity to graduate with up to three design software certifications paid for by Rasmussen College. Students can choose certifications in programs including Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Premiere Pro and Dreamweaver. Degree requirements also include two portfolio courses to ensure graduates enter the workforce with a comprehensive collection of work showcasing their skills.

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