There may be a career for you in the business and financial services industries that you’ve never even heard of. Risk Management is an exciting and growing field and according to experts at Eastern Kentucky University, is drawing interest from students pursuing a variety of careers. EKU provides the only bachelor's-level risk management & insurance degree program in Kentucky and it’s offered 100% online.
A degree in risk management and insurance can open doors to a variety of challenging and financially rewarding career options. According to Burning Glass Labor Insight, regional demand for bachelor’s-level risk management and insurance professionals has increased 50 percent between 2013 and 2016. Nationally, employer demand for bachelor’s-level risk management and insurance professionals grew 48 percent in the same time period.
The degree is also extremely versatile since it builds critical thinking, communication and problem-solving skills, and prepares students for risk management and insurance positions in a number of areas including:
Underwriter - Life/Health/Property/Casualty
Risk Management Analyst
Loss Assessment and Control
The 100% online program is accredited by AACSB International, offers accelerated 8-week terms, with courses beginning 6 times per year, and offers affordable quality courses from respected faculty who teach the same classes online and on-campus.
Eastern Kentucky University is a regionally-accredited, brick-and-mortar institution that is ranked among the nation's best colleges and has been educating students for more than a century. EKU has received numerous honors, including being named one of the best online colleges in the nation and one of the most veteran friendly campuses.