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Program Overview Program Details Why Choose Franklin
Minimize organizational individual risk while reducing exposure to loss
When it comes to managing loss and liability, challenges come from all sides. That s why more and more people are investing in identifying and controlling their exposure to loss by hiring professionals who can actively evaluate and manage risk. Understanding risk and managing exposure is now a highly specialized profession within an industry that offers a variety of opportunities and growth.
Franklin University s Risk Management Insurance (RMI) degree program is specifically designed to provide you with a solid understanding of the insurance industry and the principles of risk management, preparing you to help create organizational strategies that mitigate risk for individuals and businesses.
Help individuals business owners avoid substantial loss
With a curriculum that intersects legal studies and finance, you ll learn how to manage exposure of both legal and business risks through fair and nuanced assessments. You ll learn how to leverage a variety of hedging strategies, and employ financial and insurance products to cost-effectively minimize risk. You ll also be equipped to analyze individual and commercial property and casualty issues, health and life policies, and employee benefit models.
Our relevant curriculum prepares you to analyze life, health, and property and casualty insurance products, including workers compensation, employer and environmental liability, and universal life; understand insurance underwriting in a complex economic and regulatory environment; assess various risk pooling arrangements; and build a foundation using risk management methodologies to limit loss exposure.
Broaden your skill set and learn from real-world experts
Through our highly interactive courses, you ll gain the necessary skills and knowledge needed in finance, financial planning, economics, risk management, and federal and state regulations across several specialized lines of business within the insurance industry.
You’ll learn from real-world risk management and insurance professionals in the classroom, and since the curriculum is developed and consistently reviewed by industry experts, you can be sure your Franklin education addresses current and emerging trends as well as changes in industry regulations.
Plus, Franklin s RMI degree program lets you choose electives from across a variety of areas, including accounting, economics, financial management, and financial planning to further focus your studies.
Set a foundation for professional certification
When you graduate from Franklin s RMI program, you ll have the foundation to pursue and obtain insurance certifications, such as the Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) and Certified Risk Manager (CRM) designations and certifications. Because Franklin is a collegiate program partner with The Institutes. the leading provider of risk management and property-casualty insurance education, you ll even be able to waive two of the required courses for the Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation.
Earn your degree from a university built for busy adults
Earn your degree on your terms by taking classes 100% online or pursue available coursework at one of our Midwest locations. Regionally accredited and nonprofit, Franklin was built from the ground-up to satisfy the needs of adult learners. Our seamless transfer process and team of academic advisors will help ease your transition to becoming a student, while our flexible course schedules help to balance your education with work, family, and life. Get started on your future today.