Career Opportunities

A degree in risk management and insurance (RMI) can open the door to a variety of challenging and financially rewarding careers.

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.

This versatile degree builds critical thinking, communication and problem-solving skills, and prepares students for risk management and insurance positions in a number of areas:

  •  Management
  • Underwriter – Life/Health/Property/Casualty
  • Claims Adjuster
  • Risk Management Analyst
  • Claims Specialist
  • Claims Representative
  • Insurance Agent/Broker
  • Loss Assessment and Control

Employers that have hired EKU RMI graduates include:

  • Liberty Mutual
  • Family Financial Partners
  • Cincinnati Insurance
  • North Western Mutual
  • Met Life
  • New York Life