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Risk Management and Insurance, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Online
Franklin University’s transfer-friendly Risk Management and Insurance degree program is designed to give you a comprehensive understanding of all aspects of this growing field.
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Overview

Our Risk Management and Insurance degree program at Franklin University is specifically designed to provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the insurance industry and the principles of risk management, property and casualty carriers operations, life and health insurer operations, and insurance products available to mitigate individual and business risks. 

With a curriculum that intersects legal studies and finance, you’ll learn how to manage exposure of both legal and business risks through fair and nuanced assessments. You’ll learn how to leverage a variety of hedging strategies, and employ financial and insurance products to cost-effectively minimize risk. You’ll also be equipped to analyze individual and commercial property and casualty issues, health and life policies, and employee benefit models.

Our risk management degree program curriculum prepares you to analyze life, health, and property and casualty insurance products, including workers’ compensation, employer and environmental liability, and universal life; understand insurance underwriting in a complex economic and regulatory environment; assess various risk pooling arrangements; and build a foundation using risk management methodologies to limit loss exposure.

Career Opportunities

  • Claims Adjuster, Examiner, and Investigator

Claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators evaluate and validate loss claims, making settlement determinations based upon policy terms, guidelines, and other factors.

  • Insurance Agent

Insurance sales agent solicit new insurance policies, provide quotes, and sell products and services to meet customer insurance needs.

  • Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerk

Insurance claims and policy processing clerks review policy applications, and handle change requests and cancellations.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    124 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Retirement Savings and Income Planning
  • Principles of Risk Management and Insurance
  • Property and Casualty Insurance
  • Insurance Company Operations

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    60

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    500

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Submit your online application using an email address that you check regularly. After you’ve applied, you’ll receive login information by email so you can track your application’s progress.
  • Apply for admission to Franklin University any time. Because our admission process for international students includes several steps to ensure a successful start, we encourage you to apply as early as possible -- at least 8 weeks before your program’s start date. 
  • Request your official transcripts from post-secondary institutions located in the U.S. and have them submitted directly to Franklin University’s Office of Transfer and Articulation.

Getting a Student Visa

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    526 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 526 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    398 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 398 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Funding

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