The combined Insurance and Finance major offers the opportunity to acquire a general knowledge of each discipline, as well as specialized theory and practice in these interrelated fields. The curriculum seeks to expand capacities, perspectives and skills of students who are preparing for careers in insurance and finance, including the area of risk management. This major represents a segment of the individual undergraduate Insurance and Finance program, forming a cohesive interdisciplinary program of study. While forsaking some specialization in one field, the student gains significant exposure to two specialized fields of business administration.
Barney is Ranked No. 2 in Insurance Company Hiring of Recent Grads
The Barney School is second among all U.S. colleges and universities in insurer hiring of 2012–13 graduates of undergraduate risk management and insurance programs. The ranking was reported by Business Insurance magazine in the “Top U.S. College Risk Management and Insurance Undergraduate Programs” section of its December print edition. Read more...
Barney Sponsors a Symposium on "The Intersection of Risk and Finance"
Presented by the University’s Barney School of Business, in partnership with Corporate Risk Solutions, LLC, the preeminent global independent risk management and benefits advisory firm, the symposium took place on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012 from 5 to 7 p.m. in Wilde Auditorium.
The symposium offered an informative and dynamic look at the interrelationship between the fields of insurance and finance; the current trends, issues, and business solutions in those areas; and the engaging career possibilities that await today’s college graduates.
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|The Barney School's insurance program has been reviewed by Risk Management Magazine and ranked among the top 18 schools in the country.
The magazine looked at the number of graduates and evaluated other criteria to come up with the list. The article mentions Barney having been awarded the Spencer Education Foundation's "Risk Manager in Residence" grant for the last ten years.
Gamma Iota Sigma
Gamma Iota Sigma is a national fraternity which promotes the professional development and preparation of its members for high quality employment opportunities in risk management, insurance and actuarial science. The organization also promotes social interaction among members and provides opportunities to build professional contacts.
Accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB-International) represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide. Institutions that earn accreditation confirm their commitment to quality and continuous improvement through a rigorous and comprehensive peer review. It is the hallmark of excellence in management education.