Graduates of the program are in high demand for underwriting, brokerage, risk management, and claims positions. Courses cover a broad range of risk management and insurance topics including Business Risk Management, Commercial and Personal Property/Casualty, and Employee Benefits. Additionally, ULM requires a unique course in Surplus Lines and Reinsurance.
Class sizes are relatively small, ensuring each student has the opportunity to seek and receive personal attention from his/her professor. Additionally, students have an advisor who sees them through their college experience, from deciding what elective courses to take all the way to helping them secure a suitable job as they near graduation. Most students participate in a for-credit internship experience prior to graduation.
The industry will face a significant talent gap in the next few years. Check out these industry-related links to learn more about the opportunities available with a degree in Risk Management and Insurance.
The Risk Management and Insurance program is accredited by AACSB International, The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.