Boost Your Career in the Insurance Industry. IRM at Northwood is Your Ticket to Upward Mobility!
Our advice: differentiate yourself from other school’s graduates. An IRM degree at Northwood University secures a “first to be hired” opportunity at an insurance company, brokerage or agency.
The expansive insurance industry includes careers at insurance companies, brokerage houses and insurance agencies. You will study the latest tools, technologies and best practices, and gain critical real-world experience in the field all with the opportunity to earn the AINS Insurance Industry Designation – credential letters behind your name.
Complete your major in 4 years with an accelerated BBA/MBA track. You can earn both a bachelor’s and master’s degree before you leave NU, giving you a competitive edge in the job market.
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Northwood University is an international leader in free-enterprise education.
Why Study Insurance Risk Management at Northwood?
Learn how to accurately write large, complex commercial lines. Course topics include commercial general liability insurance, commercial automobile insurance, garage & motor carrier insurance, commercial crime insurance, businessowners insurance, other commercial coverages, workers compensation and employers’ liability, specialty insurance, commercial excess, and umbrella liability insurance, and surety bonds.
AINS & AAI Designation
The opportunity to earn, while an undergraduate, the (AINS) “Associate in Insurance” designation and 2 of 3 courses towards the (AAI) “Accredited Advisor in Insurance” designation.
ISD Transfer Credits
Northwood University offers Saginaw ISD and Tuscola ISD high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to earn 12 free transferrable credits. Please ask your high school counselor about this unique CTE technology center opportunity.
Gamma Iota Sigma
Make connections through our IRM Fraternity at Northwood University. Gamma Iota Sigma leads the sustainable growth and diversification of the insurance industry’s student talent pipeline across all functional areas.
What will you learn in the Insurance Risk Management program at Northwood University?
What Jobs Can You Get with an Insurance Risk Management Degree?
IRM can be found in almost every industry. Students often look for internships or employment opportunities on a local and global level.
- Insurance Agent
- Insurance Broker
- Underwriting Data Analyst
- Risk Analyst
- Staff and Line Underwriter
- Subrogation Specialist
- Mergers and Acquisitions
Hear from our students
Influential Impact Makers
From the very first day as a freshman, I learned about relevant industry topics. NU provided me with many opportunities to develop my professional skillset.
From dinner etiquette to business galas, Northwood provided it all!
– Angela Lindow
Northwood University really changed the way I think about business and how I approach things. Northwood’s professors gave me a real sense for what insurance and risk management really is, the importance of it, and the free market and entrepreneurship. I left feeling confident I was going to succeed in my field.
– Jonathan LaPorte