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EKU to Offer Online Bachelor’s of Business Administration Degree with General Business Concentration

Eastern Kentucky University is offering a new option for online students in fall 2018. Applications are now being accepted for the bachelor’s of business administration (BBA) degree with a general business concentration.


Risk Management

The importance of financial planning: disability insurance

The average American is becoming more aware of the importance of planning for the unknown. But many people overlook protection of their biggest asset, which is their ability to earn an income.


The importance of financial planning: life insurance

Financial stability is an unrealized ideal for many American families. The costs of living continue to rise and if you have, or plan to have children, those costs will just continue to skyrocket.


What is risk management and why should I study it?

Risk management is the process of identifying, assessing and controlling threats to an organization's capital and earnings


Insurance Professional Succeeds with Network and Know-How

Cody Quinn, a life and health insurance agent in Lexington, Ky., says his B.B.A. in risk management and insurance from Eastern Kentucky University gave him two major career advantages: the foundational knowledge needed to navigate the insurance world and the connections that led to his first job.


CPCU: Exam Prep Tips for a Career Making Distinction

 If you are in the insurance industry, or interested in joining it, one of the best ways to distinguish yourself from other job candidates is to complete the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation.


EKU risk management and insurance students benefit from scholarship opportunities

EKU’s RMI program offers various scholarship opportunities ranging from $400 to $3,000 per academic year.


A risk management and insurance degree can lead to great career options

Everyone has engaged with risk management and insurance (RMI) sometime in their life – from purchasing insurance to filing a claim. But not many people know what career opportunities the RMI industry offers, insurance or non insurance alike. 


EKU’s Risk Management and Insurance Program Ranks Highly Among Respondents in Best’s Review

Eastern Kentucky University’s Risk Management and Insurance program is ranked among the top 20 nationally according to the February 2018 issue of Best’s Review.


Term life Insurance: why paying less doesn’t always pay out

When you go shopping for anything, you usually want to get the most value at the least cost. It is in a consumer’s best interest to know why that idea doesn’t always apply when shopping for life insurance.


What can you do with an RMI degree?

The insurance industry offers talented individuals a number of diverse career opportunities. In a field that’s growing each year, there isn’t a better time to earn a bachelor’s of business administration with a concentration in risk management and insurance (RMI).


EKU Risk Management and Insurance Degree Available Online Fall 2017

Eastern Kentucky University will offer an online degree in risk management and insurance beginning fall 2017. The bachelors of business administration will be the only online undergraduate insurance degree offered in Kentucky and one of the few available in the United States.