RCU Accelerate

RCU Accelerate

Rochester Christian University offers you a breadth and depth of learning that goes beyond bookwork to educate you holistically in mind, body, and spirit. In this way, RCU is helping ensure your success not only in your career, but in your everyday life.

Our doors are open to anyone interested in exploring and growing their faith. Our goal is to help you cultivate your moral and educational development in a welcoming learning environment. We hope you leave RCU a well-educated, compassionate, and interesting person who is eager to change the world for the better.

RCU Accelerate: Get Where You’re Going, Faster

Are you ready to return to college to advance your career? The Accelerated Learning Program is designed for adult students who wish to complete their bachelor’s degree or pursue coursework online or in the evenings to accommodate daytime working schedules.

The RCU Advantage

RCU Accelerate programs provide the flexibility and freedom of online learning for students like you who are already advancing in their career and life—all while welcoming you into the RCU community.

Exceptionally transfer friendly

Transfer up to 90 semester hours of college credit toward your bachelor’s degree
Transfer up to 47 semester hours of college credit toward your associate’s degree

Complete your degree in as few as 16 months*

Designed for demanding schedules

All accelerated degree programs are offered fully online.

Admissions Requirements

Freshmen: 2.5 GPA to qualify for unconditional admission (Earned GED also accepted)
Transfer students: 2.25 GPA (from regionally accredited colleges/universities)
Students who do not meet this criteria may be granted conditional acceptance by appealing in writing to their adviser.

*Depending on your number of transfer credits and program.

Computer Information Systems, BBA

RCU’s computer information systems program will prepare you to plan, coordinate, and direct computer-related activities in any organization.


Digital Marketing, BS

The Bachelor of Science in Digital Marketing program at RCU will give you the knowledge and skills to develop an effective digital marketing strategy for any organization.


Early Childhood Studies, BS

Whether you’re already working as an early childhood professional or are interested in becoming one, you can benefit from this highly ranked degree program.


Financial Planning, BBA

A blend of business fundamentals and financial planning knowledge needed to become an expert resource in investing, saving, and money management.


HealthCare Administration, BS

With this degree from RCU, you’ll gain the knowledge to plan, direct, and coordinate a variety of medical and health services.


Management, BBA

Achieve a high level of success in the business world. You’ll benefit from a broad base of accounting, economics, marketing, and management curriculum.


Mass Communication, BS

RCU offers you the opportunity to complete a Bachelor of Science in Mass Communication degree in 8-week semesters.


Psychology, BS

A psychology major from RCU presents a broad study of human behaviors and insight into psychology as both a scientific discipline and a professional career.


Strategic Leadership, BS

Leadership careers in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors of an increasingly global economy and diversified workplace.