Jack Lockton Certificate in Insurance and Risk Management

Program information

The Jack Lockton Certificate in Insurance and Risk Management prepares students for successful careers in insurance and risk management. Required and elective coursework equips students with in-demand skills that position them well for career opportunities in underwriting, claims, agency and brokerage, risk management, consulting and more.

Through interactions with Lockton Companies and other industry partners, the program allows students practical insights to insurance and risk management concepts and provides opportunities to network with potential employers.

  • Aetna
  • Aflac
  • American International Group (AIG)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Chubb
  • Cigna
  • Everest Insurance
  • The Hartford
  • Kansas Insurance Education Foundation
  • Lockton Companies
  • RT Specialty
  • Security Benefit
  • Travelers

Program benefits

Earning the Jack Lockton Certificate in Insurance and Risk Management will unlock possibilities, invigorate your resume and empower your future through meaningful connections to influential employers in a $6 trillion global industry.

Business majors and graduate students: Simply take 4 courses (details below) aligned to your major as you finish your degree.


    Business minors: In addition to completing the required business minor courses, electing the following two classes earns the certificate:

    • FIN 208: Principles of Insurance
    • FIN 324: Enterprise Risk Management (available starting spring 2024)

    Review the minor in business webpage for more information about program requirements.

      Requirements for business majors

      • Requirements for business students to earn the certificate consist of two required courses and two elective courses for a total of 12 credit hours.

      Requirements for business minors


      Certificate completion process

      1. Apply for the certificate in Enroll & Pay during the semester of the certificate's completion following these instructions (PDF).
      2. The School of Business then will verify the completion of certificate requirements.
      3. The certificate is issued subsequent to verification.