The Peter J. Tobin College of BusinessQueens Campus, Manhattan Campus
Please see the requirement chart for the academic progression criteria in this dual degree program.
Students should apply for admission to the dual BS/MBA program during the second semester of their junior years, in consultation with their advisors and the respective undergraduate and graduate deans. Ideal candidates for the program demonstrate the ability to meet the same entrance requirements as for all Peter J. Tobin College of Business graduate programs:
The degree program in Risk Management and Insurance is intended to provide students with the tools of risk analysis, transfer, and financing that are critical to the operation of private and public institutions, and to prepare them for careers in risk management and insurance.
The program will prepare graduates to:
Demonstrate the ability to apply the competencies of the discipline.
Demonstrate recognition and understanding of broad business competencies.
Apply business knowledge, skills, and values effectively in a variety of settings.
Demonstrate an understanding of professional responsibility, ethical obligations and social awareness.
Appreciate the Vincentian value of service.
Students meeting selective criteria are invited to join Gamma Iota Sigma, a national honorary fraternity for students majoring in Risk Management and Insurance as well as Actuarial Science. Members must have a 3.0 cumulative grade point average. In addition to the recognition associated with membership in an honorary organization, members have opportunities for extensive contact and interaction with industry representatives, through the meetings and special conferences sponsored by the fraternity, and through the services offered through the Gamma Iota Sigma Grand Chapter. The objectives of the Fraternity include: to promote friendly interaction between students, faculty and Insurance executives; to foster the scientific study in the field of Insurance; to develop sound thinking in Insurance theories, and a more exact knowledge and definition of Insurance principles; and to develop a better public understanding and appreciation of Insurance problems.