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Risk Management and Insurance, B.S.B.A.

Darla Moore School of Business

This major, consistently ranked as one of the best of its kind in the nation, focuses on developing decision-making skills in the face of uncertainty and providing an understanding of risk transfer markets.

The risk management and insurance program provides students with frameworks, models, analytical skills and a holistic, enterprise-wide perspective of risk. Organizations of all kinds are placing greater emphasis on identifying and managing risk and creating demand for risk managers across a wide range of industry sectors.

Program Highlights

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    A Global Center for Insurance Excellence

    Study at one of 12 schools in the nation and 20 in the world to receive this designation by the International Insurance Society.

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    Your Own Fraternity

    Join our Lambda chapter of Gamma Iota Sigma international, a large and active risk management, insurance and actuarial science fraternity.

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    Risk and Uncertainty Management Center

    Learn more about risk management and decision-making skills through real-world project assessment and strategy development.

What You’ll Study

You'll earn 122 credit hours of coursework for this degree. In addition to the well-rounded Carolina Core and business core, you'll take a range of courses related to risk management and insurance, including life insurance, property and liability insurance, corporate risk management and health economics. You may also pursue a business analytics concentration.

Building Skills

Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.

  • Manage Risk

    Identifying potential hazards and implementing measures to mitigate or prevent negative outcomes

    Customer Service

    Providing assistance and support to customers to ensure satisfaction with a product or service

    Analytical Reasoning

    Breaking down complex problems or situations to identify patterns, connections and solutions

  • Understand Complexity

    Analyzing and synthesizing information to identify patterns and connections

    Critical Thinking

    Analyzing and evaluating information to make informed decisions or judgments

    Decision-making Expertise

    Applying critical thinking and analytical skills to make informed and effective decisions

Using your degree

Make your college experience the foundation for a successful future.

Potential Careers

  • Insurance Underwriter
  • Insurance Broker
  • Investment Analyst
  • Risk Manager
  • Insurance Marketing Representative

Workplace Settings

  • Insurance
  • Banking
  • Small Business
  • Corporations

My education at the Moore School provided a complex framework of business skills that allowed me to be a confident and intellectual young professional. I learn something new every day, but my business acumen was originally crafted at the Moore School.

Myles Hilliard
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