Why Major in Risk Management and Insurance?
Insurance is a global industry that employees over 2.3 million people in the United States alone. Jobs are available in risk management and insurance. In recent years the number of graduates from the nation's RMI programs met only 10-15% of the industry's needs. The industry offers potential careers in a wide variety fields including claims, underwriting, actuarial sciences, sales, customer services, human resources, and information technology systems. Since there are so many career paths, there are also many different work environments. The potential work environments range from office, home, and field settings and can allow you to work hand-in-hand with customers or on individual assignments.