Risk Management and Insurance

Online BS / MBA Degree from an Accredited Leader in Adult Education

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In today's uncertain economy, businesses are more focused than ever on risk management and insurance. You can move quickly to the front of this growing field by completing a Bachelor of Science in Business (Risk Management and Insurance) / MBA Dual Degree Track from Excelsior College.

A leader since 1971 in adult education and distance learning, Excelsior designed the BS / MBA degree with concentration in risk management for nontraditional students who need to balance their education with work and family. It's convenient, affordable, and completely online.

A Shorter, Easier Path to a BS / MBA

Excelsior lowers the barriers that often keep adult students from advancing their education. Our convenient online classes in risk management and insurance allow you to do coursework whenever it fits into your schedule. You'll also:

  • Graduate in less time, thanks to generous credit-transfer policies that reduce your course load.
  • Pay lower tuition and fees. (How much lower? Check out our fees and tuition rates.)
  • Learn from first-rate risk management and insurance faculty.
  • Get personalized support from our award-winning academic advisors.

You'll come away with a BS / MBA degree from an accredited, respected online college—and a potent boost to your earning potential and opportunities for career growth.

Boost Your Career in Risk Management and Insurance

Excelsior's BS / MBA degree meets the highest academic standards. You'll work with highly regarded faculty drawn from some of the nation's leading business colleges, while learning the most up-to-date concepts in risk management and insurance.

As a graduate of the BS / MBA program, you'll possess advanced expertise in risk management and insurance, including subjects such as:

  • Life and health insurance
  • Product liability
  • Self-insurance
  • Actuarial studies
  • Business interruption
  • Natural disasters
  • Corporate risk management

Review the degree requirements for Excelsior College's risk management and insurance bachelor's degree.

As an Excelsior College bachelor's level business graduate, within a few years of graduation, you are expected 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.

Upon successful completion of the Excelsior College MBA program, the graduate will be able to:

  1. Analyze real-world business problems and generate recommendations for action.
  2. Integrate accounting, marketing, finance, management, and economics into a strategic business analysis.
  3. Assess the impact of the global business environment on business situations.
  4. Apply quantitative methods to analysis of business situations.
  5. Perform ethically and professionally in business and society.
  6. Communicate effectively to relevant audiences orally and in written materials.
  7. Collaborate in teams to produce required deliverables.
  8. Apply project management skills to business situations.
  9. Assess the ethical implications of actions for diverse stakeholders.

The BS / MBA program is offered in conjunction with the School of Business & Technology. The dual degree track requires a total of 147 credits. Students are awarded their bachelor's degree by completing 60 credits in the arts and sciences component, 48 credits in the business component, and 6 credits in the additional credit component. Students achieve graduate status after completion of the 6-credit bridge component. The 27-credit graduate course component completes the master's degree requirements.

See the credit requirements in chart form.

Bachelor of Science in Business, concentration in Risk Management and Insurance
Bachelor of Science in Business, concentration in Accounting
Bachelor of Science in Business, concentration in Accounting/MBA Dual Track Degree
Master of Business Administration

For More Info

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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.

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