The risk management and insurance major, the first such bachelor's program at a public school in New York state, meets a high demand for workers in these industries.

You will take specialized courses in risk management, lines of insurance and employee benefits while also gaining core strengths in such areas as accounting, finance, marketing and management.

Launch your career


Study risk management problems and solutions in depth during your capstone experience. You’ll study in the region (Central New York) that has the second-highest insurance industry employment east of the Mississippi. Given the pioneering nature of Oswego's program, help blaze a trail for young talent in these industries.


Opportunities include

  • Risk management
  • Risk analysis
  • Insurance underwriting
  • Management of insurance operations, insurance agency or insurance adjustment

Graduate studies may include

  • Business
  • Insurance
  • Finance
  • Economics


SUNY Oswego's Gordon A. Lenz Center for Finance, Insurance and Risk Management provides resources for excellence in teaching, research and community outreach.