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  • B.S. IN INSURANCE & RISK MANAGEMENT

    The Bachelor of Science in Insurance & Risk Management program at Ohio Dominican University prepares you for a successful career in the expanding insurance industry. In Ohio, 26,000 industry job openings are expected through 2020 (insuringohiofutures.com).

    You will make professional connections that enhance your development and career prospects, and acquire in-depth knowledge of key aspects of the insurance and risk management industry, including accounting, product and pricing analysis, compliance, claims and underwriting. You also will examine important decision-making processes that are essential to facilitating effective assessment and management of personal and organizational risks.

    Course Descriptions & Sequence 

    Admission Requirements 

    Graduates are able to:

    • Analyze past and current economic issues in the insurance industry as well as the potential impact of future challenges, such as information technology.
    • Develop foundational knowledge and analytical skills in several functional areas of business, including accounting, finance, management, marketing, human resource management and economics.
    • Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of insurance products, pricing, claims, underwriting, taxation and financial reporting, and regulation. 
    • Critically examine the role of public policy, including social insurance, in personal financial planning and risk management.

    Program Highlights

    • Classes are offered in an accelerated six-week format.
    • You can take one course at a time, one night a week.
    • Prior postsecondary education is not required.
    • Classes are offered in hybrid and online formats.
    • Graduates are eligible to waive two of the eight parts of the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) exam upon completion of the program.
    • Students with industry credentials may receive academic credit toward their degree.**

    ** Based upon the American Council on Education’s (ACE) College Credit Recommendation Service.

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