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Bachelor of Science Degree • School of Business and Justice Studies



Studying Risk Management and Insurance:
The UC Advantage



UC's risk management and insurance program offers intensive skills development in this very specialized and sought-Risk Management and Insurance at UCafter management area, preparing you for a broad range of highly profitable career path options in an increasingly dynamic corporate marketplace.

Part of UC's Business and Economics department, the risk management and insurance major offers you the opportunity to learn from the experienced professionals on our faculty and work with the industry's most current tools and practices.  

Curriculum

The risk management and insurance major focuses on principles and techniques relating to risk measurement, mitigation, and management, with emphasis on: 
  • analytic thinking
  • quantitative analysis
  • team building
  • innovative problem solving 
...in the context of a commitment to principles of ethics and social responsibility.
For specific program details, see academic requirements >

Program Student Learning Goals

Career Outcomes

The risk management and insurance major prepares you for rewarding career options such as:
  • Actuary (exam required)
  • Agent/Broker
  • Corporate Risk Manager
  • Estate Planner
  • Foreign Exchange Trader
  • Insurance Fraud Investigator
…and many others. (View the full list of career options.)
 
Graduates of UC's risk management and insurance program enter a field that:
  • EMPLOYS 2.208 MILLION PEOPLE IN THE U.S.

    (Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, November 2011 preliminary data)
  • OFFERS SUBSTANTIAL COMPENSATION
    , sometimes as high as $100,000 per annum for highly qualified candidates (account executives at risk management firms)
For more information, visit our career facts page.