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.

Overview

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.

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, you can help blaze a trail for young talent in these industries.

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

Gordon A. Lenz Center for Finance, Insurance and Risk Management

This center provides resources for excellence in teaching, research and community outreach

Outcomes

  • Cultivate high levels of competency in communication and people skills
  • Develop an attention to details
  • Advanced critical thinking, data analyzation and problem solving
  • Learn about and prepare to work in thriving, fast-paced industries

Career Opportunities

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

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