This major, consistently ranked as one of the best of its kind in the nation, focuses on developing decision-making skills in the face of uncertainty and providing an understanding of risk transfer markets.
The risk management and insurance program provides students with frameworks, models, analytical skills and a holistic, enterprise-wide perspective of risk. Organizations of all kinds are placing greater emphasis on identifying and managing risk and creating demand for risk managers across a wide range of industry sectors.
A Global Center for Insurance Excellence
Study at one of 12 schools in the nation and 20 in the world to receive this designation by the International Insurance Society.
Your Own Fraternity
Join our Lambda chapter of Gamma Iota Sigma international, a large and active risk management, insurance and actuarial science fraternity.
Risk and Uncertainty Management Center
Learn more about risk management and decision-making skills through real-world project assessment and strategy development.
What You’ll Study
You'll earn 122 credit hours of coursework for this degree. In addition to the well-rounded Carolina Core and business core, you'll take a range of courses related to risk management and insurance, including life insurance, property and liability insurance, corporate risk management and health economics. You may also pursue a business analytics concentration.
Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.
Identifying potential hazards and implementing measures to mitigate or prevent negative outcomes
Providing assistance and support to customers to ensure satisfaction with a product or service
Breaking down complex problems or situations to identify patterns, connections and solutions
Analyzing and synthesizing information to identify patterns and connections
Analyzing and evaluating information to make informed decisions or judgments
Applying critical thinking and analytical skills to make informed and effective decisions
Using your degree
Make your college experience the foundation for a successful future.
- Insurance Underwriter
- Insurance Broker
- Investment Analyst
- Risk Manager
- Insurance Marketing Representative
- Small Business