Risk Management and Insurance - Program Description
Major in Risk Management and Insurance
Risk worth taking: Risk Management and Insurance at UC

School of Business and Justice Studies ♦ Utica College Bachelor of Science Degree

Major in Risk Management and Insurance

Program Description

The Risk Management and Insurance major is designed for students interested in
  • the risk management and insurance industry, or
  • the insurance and employee benefits areas of firms, not-for-profit organizations, and governmental agencies.

The focus of the program is on understanding the principles of risk management and insurance and techniques for risk measurement, mitigation and management. In addition, the principles for the appropriate applications of insurance as well as strategies for managing all aspects of the insurance industry will be included in the comprehensive major.

The major curriculum is structured to incorporate:

  • analytical thinking
  • quantitative analysis
  • team building
  • innovative problem solving

This major is oriented to gaining an integrated perspective on the full range of risk faced by a firm, its employees, and customers or clients. An organizing theme will be anticipating, combating, and managing risk exposure in the context of a commitment to principles of ethics and social responsibility.

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Stephanie Nesbitt, J.D.
Assistant Professor of RMI
112 DePerno Hall

(315) 792-5292
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