Risk Management and Insurance

Online Business Degree from an Accredited Leader in Adult Education

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When it comes to risk management, Excelsior College practices what we teach.

Our Bachelor of Science in Business (Risk Management and Insurance) reduces many of the hazards that keep students from completing their degrees. At Excelsior College, you'll:

A national leader in adult education and distance learning for more than 40 years, Excelsior knows the challenges that nontraditional students face. Our flexible online model can empower you to earn an accredited bachelor's degree in risk management and insurance that advances your career and improves your earning potential.

Get Ahead in the Risk Management and Insurance Industries

Excelsior's online risk management and insurance concentration offers high academic quality that's comparable to a traditional risk management and insurance degree.

You'll work with first-rate faculty and take online risk management and insurance classes that highlight the most current theories and practices in the field. You can personalize your business bachelor's degree by choosing one of three tracks in risk management and insurance:

  • Life/health insurance
  • Property/casualty insurance and risk management
  • Corporate risk management

Risk management has recently grown in importance, making for a dynamic industry with great career prospects. Increase your marketability and your earning potential with a BS in business from Excelsior.

Get a complete listing of the degree requirements for Excelsior College's online BS business degree.

As an Excelsior College baccalaureate-level business graduate you will be able to:

  1. Apply general and discipline specific concepts and methodologies to identify, analyze and solve business problems.
  2. Demonstrate an individual desire and commitment to remain current with and adaptive to changing business conditions through continuous learning and self-improvement.
  3. Demonstrate independent thinking, function effectively in team-oriented settings, and maintain a high level of performance in a professional business environment.
  4. Communicate effectively in a professional business environment.
  5. Perform ethically and professionally in business and society.
  6. Attain increasing levels of responsibility and leadership in one's chosen career field.

We expect that as an Excelsior College baccalaureate business graduate you will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate comprehension of the principles of accounting, marketing, finance, management and economics.
  2. Demonstrate comprehension of the legal and social environment of business.
  3. Demonstrate comprehension of the global environment of business.
  4. Apply ethical considerations to the obligations and responsibilities of business.
  5. Apply business tools to real-world situations.
  6. Employ information literacy techniques.
  7. Communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
  8. Apply business concepts and functions in an integrated manner.

 Review current student learning outcomes.

120 credits required. 60 in the arts and sciences, 45 in the business component (to include a minimum of 21 at the upper level of which 9 must be in the concentration), and 15 in the additional credit component (to include the 1-credit Information Literacy requirement).

Courses classified as upper level must be junior-senior level (300 - 400) and can be classified as a business core, concentration, and/or business elective course

See the credit requirements in chart form.

Excelsior College has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), 11374 Strang Line Rd., Lenexa, KS 66215; 913-631-3009; www.iacbe.org. The IACBE is a specialized accrediting agency recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). The business programs in the following degrees are accredited by the IACBE: Bachelor of Science in Accounting (NYS CPA track) and Bachelor of Science in Business.

BS in Business / MBA with concentration in Risk Management and Insurance Dual Degree Track
Master of Business Administration

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IACBE Specialized Accreditation

Excelsior College has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), 11374 Strang Line Rd., Lenexa, KS 66215; 913-631-3009; www.iacbe.org. The IACBE is a specialized accrediting agency recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). The business programs in the following degrees are accredited by the IACBE: Bachelor of Science in Accounting (NYS CPA track) and Bachelor of Science in Business.