Risk Management and Insurance

College of Business
Bachelor’s Degree

“It seems to be a law of nature, inflexible and inexorable, that those who will not risk cannot win.”
— John Paul Jones

Program Overview

A new major at USFSM, the Risk Management & Insurance (RMI) program is one of only two such programs offered by public universities in the state of Florida. The RMI program at USF Sarasota-Manatee prepares emerging leaders focused on risk analysis, underwriting, wealth management and other critical areas within the global financial industry.

The program focuses on property and casualty insurance principles as well as health insurance and wealth management. One key aspect of the RMI degree is a robust internship program that offers students the opportunity to learn from industry leaders in the Sarasota-Manatee area. Risk management is a great career for someone who’s detail oriented and has critical-thinking skills, a thirst for knowledge and learning, and a willingness to dig deeper to find extra answers.

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Is the Risk Management & Insurance Program right for you?

If you enjoy problem solving and have both strong analytical and people skills, an RMI degree might be the first step on a highly rewarding career path. Graduates with of the Risk Management and Insurance program may find a wide array of career opportunities open to them as highly-valued professionals working in the underwriting, marketing, claims adjusting, planning, governmental relations and financial management departments of insurance companies as well as consultants and personal financial planners.

Future Careers

Graduates with a bachelor’s degree in Risk Management & Insurance may find careers in the following areas:

  • Compliance Officer
  • Insurance Sales Representative / Insurance Agent
  • Director of Corporate Risk Management
  • Risk Analyst
  • Risk Manager
  • Risk Management Consultant
  • Underwriter

For more information on future careers and internships, please visit Career Services.

USFSM Contacts

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Potential Employers

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