This degree program teaches students the skills necessary to master the financial, legal, and economic theories at the heart of corporate risk management.
This degree program teaches students the skills necessary to master the financial, legal, and economic theories at the heart of corporate risk management. This includes understanding such concepts and tools as risk analysis and transfer/financing. Emphasis is also placed on developing outstanding communication skills, which is necessary for achieving success in today’s competitive business environment. Students with strong problem-solving and communications skills gain the critical thinking needed to make key decisions under fluctuating circumstances.
This multifaceted, professional degree program is fully accredited by the prestigious the AACSB International (the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business). Leveraging St. John's metropolitan location, students have access to the University's longstanding relationships with leading New York-area financial and insurance organizations and to mentoring support from local alumni – who are leading professionals in the field of risk management. We also offer apprenticeship and apprenticeship opportunities, scholarships, job placement services, and student discounts for exam preparation courses offered by the Center for Professional Education.
101 Astor Place Manhattan Room 215
RMI 3335: Life-Health, Pension & SSI offered in both Fall and Spring semesters
Total Credits 120
** Eligible for CPCU Waiver
Fast-Track programs are cost-efficient and time-saving ways to allow students to advance to a master’s degree from their B.S. in Risk Management and Insurance. Students who select a fast-track to an advanced degree must complete an online application and meet the graduate program's admission standards. Students should seek early program guidance from their adviser in anticipation of applying to a Fast-Track Program. Available Fast Track programs for Risk Management and Insurance majors are:
Every company wants to attract top talent for their organization, and St. John’s University students are prepared to deliver. Graduates from the School of Risk Management (SRM) are sought for their combination of exceptional industry knowledge and technical skills.
Dena Saglimbeni ’14TCBRisk Management and Insurance Major Interned at Willis of New York and XL Group
Working with the Thrower Center has been crucial to my professional development while studying risk management and insurance at the Tobin College of Business. They provided the guidance and support I needed to obtain two industry-related internships. These experiences outside the classroom armed me with important technical knowledge and skills. Through the Center's numerous career and networking activities, I learned about the many career options open to me within the industry. As a School of Risk Management graduate, I’m ready to begin my career.
Davy Tok ’14TCBActuarial Science Major Interned at Major League Baseball, Aspen Insurance, and Aon Hewitt
Since my first day at the School of Risk Management, the Thrower Center has played an integral role in helping me achieve my career goals. I sought out the résumé writing, job search, and networking services provided and took full advantage of the individualized coaching and résumé referrals. The experiential education opportunities have been invaluable. I participated in three very different internships and acquired a full-time job offer before graduation. The chance to interact with alumni, corporate recruiters, and executives, as well as participate in specialized events and workshops, has given me an exceptional undergraduate experience.
Quantitative Risk and Insurance (QRI) Track
A score of 550 on the SAT-MATH or its equivalent is required for admission, in addition to the other admission requirements set by the university and the Tobin College of Business.
For more information about admission to this and other acclaimed undergraduate programs at St. John’s University, please visit Undergraduate Admission online or contact:
Alma RiveraAcademic AdvisorUndergraduate AdvisementThe Peter J. Tobin College of BusinessManhattan Campus
101 Astor Place
New York, NY 10003-7132[email protected]
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