Risk Management Major

Quick Facts

By 2020, the risk management and insurance industry will create more than 400,000 jobs.

As a student in our bachelor’s degree program, you’ll earn credit for Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC), and Certified Risk Manager (CRM) courses. Our students have been ranked No. 1 in the U.S. for the number of students earning the University Associate – Certified Risk Manager (UACRM) designation. Our students also pursue opportunities in life and health insurance, employee benefits, and financial planning.

You’ll attend industry-related events each year, such as the Chicagoland Risk Forum (formerly REBEX), Surplus Lines Forum, Independent Insurance Agents of Indiana Convention, and RIMS Annual Conference.

Skills You Will Learn

  • identifying risks for individuals and businesses
  • analyzing insurable and uninsurable risks
  • determine methods of reducing risk
  • understanding life and health insurance
  • understanding property and casualty insurance
  • manage operations of insurance companies 

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