Bachelor's Degree in Insurance in North America

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A Bachelor's degree is a degree awarded by universities and colleges. In order to earn a bachelor's degree, you must complete the necessary courses that may last three to seven years depending on your institution of enrollment.

There are many different forms of insurance, ranging far beyond the coverage available to individuals to mitigate potential losses associated with automobile operation or medical bills. A student focusing on this subject should be prepared to take courses in mathematics, ethics and international policy.

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Insurance and Finance Major

Barney School of Business
Campus Full time September 2017 USA West Hartford

The combined Insurance and Finance major offers the opportunity to acquire a general knowledge of each discipline, as well as specialized theory and practice in these interrelated fields. The curriculum seeks to expand capacities, perspectives and skills of students who are preparing for careers in insurance and finance, including the area of risk management... [+]

Bachelors in Insurance in North America 2017. The combined Insurance and Finance major offers the opportunity to acquire a general knowledge of each discipline, as well as specialized theory and practice in these interrelated fields. The curriculum seeks to expand capacities, perspectives and skills of students who are preparing for careers in insurance and finance, including the area of risk management. This major represents a segment of the individual undergraduate insurance and finance program, forming a cohesive interdisciplinary program of study. While forsaking some specialization in one field, the student gains significant exposure to two specialized fields of business administration. Barney is Ranked No. 2 in Insurance Company Hiring of Recent Grads The Barney School is second among all U.S. colleges and universities in insurer hiring of 2012–13 graduates of undergraduate risk management and insurance programs. The ranking was reported by Business Insurance magazine in the “Top U.S. College Risk Management and Insurance Undergraduate Programs” section of its December print edition. Barney is Ranked Among the Top 18 Schools in the U.S. The Barney School's insurance program has been reviewed by Risk Management Magazine and ranked among the top 18 schools in the country. The magazine looked at the number of graduates and other criteria to come up with the list. The article mentions Barney having been awarded the Spencer Education Foundation's "Risk Manager in Residence" grant for over a decade. Gamma Iota Sigma Gamma Iota Sigma is a national fraternity that promotes the professional development and preparation of its... [-]

Bachelor Risk Management & Insurance

Ohio Northern University
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Columbus

With this program, you’ll receive a solid foundation in all aspects of risk management – from loss and protection, to insurance regulation, to underwriting and claims adjusting. Professionals with these skills are in demand across a variety of industries. [+]

NAVIGATE THE FUTURE With this program, you’ll receive a solid foundation in all aspects of risk management – from loss and protection, to insurance regulation, to underwriting and claims adjusting. Professionals with these skills are in demand across a variety of industries. Networking is key in business, and it’s key here. With our small class sizes, you’ll get to know your professors, and they will get to know you. In fact, you’ll be assigned a faculty advisor who will mentor you from day one until graduation. You’ll also interact with and learn from business leaders, entrepreneurs and ONU alumni who’ve forged amazing careers in many different industries. Your risk management and insurance education will blend rigorous coursework with real-world learning. You’ll work with actual companies to solve problems using risk assessment and mitigation strategies and tactics, including the use of a very important tool: insurance. You’ll engage in an internship that provides on-the-job training. You’ll hone skills in leadership, teamwork, creativity and entrepreneurship. Upon graduation, you’ll be ready for whatever the future holds, including jobs in fields such as risk management, insurance and insurance brokerage. OPPORTUNITY ABOUNDS EXECUTIVE CLASSROOM Imagine traveling to a big city and meeting with senior executives from top companies – as an undergraduate student! The Executive Classroom is a special course that focuses on leadership and ethics. The course’s cornerstone is a trip to a major metropolitan area for intense days of meetings, networking and cultural activities. Past classes have traveled to Chicago and visited the... [-]

Bachelor in Mathematics Preactuary

Oral Roberts University
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Tulsa

The mathematics preactuary major is similar to a traditional actuarial science major but places more emphasis on the pure academic business and mathematics knowledge needed by actuaries and other professionals in the areas of business intelligence, business analytics, and risk management. [+]

Bachelors in Insurance in North America 2017. Program Overview The mathematics preactuary major is similar to a traditional actuarial science major but places more emphasis on the pure academic business and mathematics knowledge needed by actuaries and other professionals in the areas of business intelligence, business analytics, and risk management. The mathematics preactuary major is designed to provide: Training in both mathematics and business The background necessary for graduate work in actuarial science and related disciplines Preparation for the first round of professional actuarial exams needed to achieve professional status as an actuary. Outcomes With a mathematics preactuary degree you will be prepared to either enter the actuarial world immediately or enter graduate school for further training in actuarial science. You will know the fundamentals of business, speculation, and 'risk' and be able to extract the value from the underlying data by using mathematical models. Student Societies, Clubs and Extracurricular opportunities Mathematics preactuary majors are housed in the computing and mathematics department where several faculty members have active undergraduate research programs in which students are encouraged to participate. Professional and honor societies that students and faculty members are active in include: American Chemical Society American Mathematical Society Association for Computing Machinery Association of Women Mathematicians International Association of Mathematical Physics Kappa Mu Epsilon Mathematical Association of America National Council of Teachers of Mathematics [-]