Business & Risk Management

Offered through Ingham ISD in partnership with Ferris State University

Students who complete the requirements of this program through year 13 will receive 55 credits toward an Associate Degree in

Program Location

Wilson Talent Center

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

PDF DocumentBusiness & Risk Management Course Plan

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.