Bachelor Degree in Insurance Studies
Take your place in an ever-changing industry with a major in insurance studies.
Prepare yourself for a dynamic career in the insurance industry at Kent State University.
Insurance is always at the forefront of national conversations, and is an increasingly important industry. As a student in Insurance Studies, you will learn about all of the facets of the insurance world and be prepared to tackle any challenges awaiting the industry as a whole.
This degree will also prepare you to succeed on national licensure exams, as well as introduce you to the variety of jobs in the industry. The B.S. in Insurance Studies will put you on the path to success in your insurance industry career.
In addition to getting a degree in Insurances Studies, students can also complement their current program of study with an Insurance Studies minor. A minor in this program will enable additional career opportunities for accountants, adjusters, actuaries, IT specialists, geographers, underwriters, nurses, operations managers, and many more.
Courses specific to Insurance Studies are offered online. All other courses required for this degree are available online or in a classroom at any Kent State University campus.
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Frequently Asked Questions about the B.S. in Insurance Studies
Q: What kind of jobs are in the insurance industry?
A: Despite what you might think, there are many career paths after getting a Bachelor’s in Insurance Studies! Here’s just a short list of the careers areas this degree will prepare you for:
- Insurance agents and brokers
- Claims adjusters
- Field representatives
- Loss control specialists
- Insurance underwriters
- Risk managers
This degree also prepares you to pursue operational paths in the industry as well, such as finance, accounting, business management, IT, and human resources, to name a few. With a field as broad and varied as the insurance industry, you’ll be able to find the niche that plays to your strengths and find success there.
Q: Can I really complete this degree fully online?
Q: Are all jobs in insurance sales related?
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Q: Can I transfer any existing college credits toward this degree?