The Risk Management and Insurance curriculum is designed to provide you with the knowledge and the skills necessary for employment and growth in the insurance profession. Insurance professionals will have knowledge of risks and hazards and be able to develop a plan for managing them.
Course work may include accounting, finance, ethics, business law, computer applications, financial planning, claims adjusting, accident, life, and health insurance. Related skills are developed through the study of communications, critical thinking skills, and ethics.
Graduates should qualify for entry-level insurance positions in many types of organizations including insurance agencies, accounting firms, small businesses, and banks.
15 – 20
An in-demand market with jobs readily available after graduation.
Flexible schedule with courses available traditional, evenings, and completely online. Some courses have zero textbook costs. Small class sizes. Opportunities for NC Insurance Licensure.
Employment: Opportunities exist as a claims adjuster, insurance agent, underwriter, and more.
Salary: Salaries vary by region and increase with education and experience. The salary range locally is approximately $35,000 to $40,000 for entry level positions. This degree can be earned through traditional seated classes, totally online, or hybrid classes.
Tuition for students taking fewer than 16 semester hours is $76.00 per semester hour for in-state students and $268.00 per semester hour for out-of-state students. Students enrolled for six or more semester hours credit will be charged a $30 student activity fee and a $16 technology fee; those enrolled for less than six semester hours will be charged a $15 student activity fee and an $8 technology fee. No student activity will be charged during the Summer Term.
Department Chair, Business and Accounting