Ph.D.-Risk Management and Insurance, MBA-Risk Management and Insurance
The full-time Terry MBA Program allows students to build a concentration from elective courses that constitute an area of interest and career direction. MBA-level courses in Risk Management and Insurance provide students with a framework for understanding the management of risk by businesses. They are designed to facilitate understanding of the various aspects of risk management and insurance, and to provide opportunities to apply the knowledge gained on these topics to business situations.
The implications of financial, operational and other risks for businesses are considered in an integrated, enterprise-wide framework. The risk management and insurance electives provide a foundation for careers in corporate risk management, risk management consulting, employee benefits management/consulting, and insurance brokerage.
The PhD program in risk management and insurance is designed to prepare students for teaching and research at universities and colleges and for positions in government and business. The program is individualized to allow for specializing in various areas within the field of risk management and insurance. By supplementing courses with other programs in the Terry College of Business, the student has choices in the direction and concentration of his or her desired specialty. For example, graduate students can combine their insurance program with law, economics, quantitative methods, finance, management, marketing, or insurance. This flexibility gives the student a wide degree of latitude in choosing a program that corresponds with a specific career path.