Business & Risk Management

Offered through Ingham ISD

This program is offered through Ingham ISD in partnership with Ferris State University/ Completion of the program will result in students receiving 55 credits from Ferris State University.

Program Description

Did you know over 40% of our local insurance workforce is within ten years of retiring? Those retirements are going to leave a huge gap in local companies who are going to need trained professionals to step in and fill these jobs. Business and insurance careers offer great earning potential, stability in a growing industry as well as a challenging and rewarding career path.

Student learning outcomes include but are not limited to:

  • Explore the insurance industry through a partnership with nationally recognized AF Group
  • Spend three days per week in the classroom and two days per week (transportation will be provided) at AF Group
  • Gain hands-on experience
  • Learn directly from professionals in the industry

Program Location

Wilson Talent Center

Careers

Insurance Sales Agents
Actuaries
Financial Analysts
Marketing Specialists

Median Wage

Insurance Sales Agents,: $23.90 hourly
Actuaries, $48.83 hourly
Financial Analysts: $40.53 hourly
Marketing Specialists: $30.40 hourly

Employment Outlook

Insurance sales agents: 10-14%
Actuaries: 15% or higher
Financial Analysts: 10-14%
Marketing Specialists: 15% or higher

Certifications

Property & Liability Personal Insurance
Commercial Insurance
Risk Management & Insurance Certificate

Success Indicators

Detail oriented, strong in applied mathematics, problem solving, and critical and logical thinking.