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 City
  • Boston Mutual Life Insurance Co.
  • Chubb
  • Cigna
  • Everest Insurance
  • The Hartford
  • Kansas Insurance Education Foundation
  • Lockton Companies
  • RT Specialty
  • Security Benefit
  • Travelers
  • Unum Group
  • Voya

Program benefits

Simply Take 4 courses aligned to your major as you finish your degree.

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.

Requirements

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

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Required courses

  • FIN 208/408: Principles of Insurance and Risk Management
  • FIN 424: Operational Risk Management

Elective courses (choose 2)

  • FIN 418: Modeling and Risk Analysis
  • FIN 422: Financial Modeling
  • FIN 425: Futures and Options
  • FIN 445: Fixed Income
  • FIN 454: Portfolio Strategy
  • MATH 630: Actuarial Mathematics
  • MGMT 419: Managing Performance and Compensation
  • MKTG 316/426: Professional Selling Skills

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.

Typical positions include:

  • Financial analysis
  • Corporate risk management
  • Employee benefits management
  • Insurance brokerage
  • Underwriting
  • Consulting

Required courses

  • FIN 208/408: Principles of Insurance and Risk Management
  • FIN 424: Operational Risk Management

Elective courses (choose 2)

  • FIN 418: Modeling and Risk Analysis
  • FIN 422: Financial Modeling
  • FIN 425: Futures and Options
  • FIN 445: Fixed Income
  • FIN 454: Portfolio Strategy
  • MATH 630: Actuarial Mathematics
  • MGMT 419: Managing Performance and Compensation
  • MKTG 316/426: Professional Selling Skills

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.

Typical positions include:

  • Financial analysis
  • Corporate risk management
  • Employee benefits management
  • Insurance brokerage
  • Underwriting
  • Consulting

Kansas Insurance Certificate

  • Students who earn the Jack Lockton Certificate in Insurance and Risk Management also earn the Kansas Insurance Certificate (KIC) established by the Kansas Insurance Department and the Kansas Insurance Education Foundation (KIEF).


Certificate completion process

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