Utica College

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Risk Management and Insurance

Utica College

Faculty:School of Business and Justice Studies
Field of Study:Insurance
Length:4 Year(s)
Careers:Insurance, Real Estate and Financial Brokerage ManagersImmigration, Unemployment Insurance and Revenue OfficersInsurance Adjustors and Claims Examiners


The Risk Management and Insurance Major is designed to prepare undergraduates for positions within the risk management and insurance industry. This is an exciting discipline that has tremendous opportunities and applications. Students will learn about the quantitative aspects of risk and portfolio valuation, risk management best practices for corporations, risk transfer, risk retention, alternative methods, and insurance operations. Addressing risk through measurement and management reduces uncertainty that corporations, individuals, and small businesses are confronted with. A thorough understanding of risk management is a valuable asset in business. Students are encouraged to select career options in insurance including claims, underwriting, and customer representatives. Careers in risk management and portfolio analysis or financial planning are also possibilities. For students with an interest in a specialized sector of insurance or health care they may be interested in health care administration. Entrepreneurial ventures benefit from sound risk management policies. There are numerous applications for the quantitative and qualitative skills that are included in this major.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    Applicants must have a diploma from an accredited secondary school.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on August 03, 2016