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Ferris Online Risk Management and Insurance

Risk Management and Insurance

Practical Education, Flexible Career, Rewarding Life

Lead the way towards better outcomes with a degree in Risk Management and Insurance (RMI). Learn the skills needed to protect your clients and promote restoration if disaster hits.

Dive in day one at Ferris. Build a foundation in business and tailor your degree to fit your interests, from risk management to employee benefits. Gain industry insights from our expert faculty who bring their years of experience to the classroom.

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Online and On Your Schedule

Work on your classes when and where it works for you with the flexibility and convenience of online classes. The online option isn’t just traditional classes with an internet spin. It is web-native, built specifically for the online learning environment by our industry expert faculty and course designers. Engage in lectures and collaborate with your peers and instructors wherever you are.

You also have the option to complete this program in-person at our main campus in Big Rapids for a unique hands-on learning experience.

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If you are interested in earning a certificate, explore our Insurance or Risk Management certificate programs.

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Program Features

What Graduates are saying

The professors have a tremendous amount of real world experience that they apply to courses to help every student connect what they are learning to what they might come across in the future. With the course options, students get to tailor their schedule to what interests them about risk management and insurance.” – Jaclynn Tofilski, Class of 2020

The RMI program at Ferris State University greatly helped set me up for success in my career. The smaller class sizes coupled with great industry knowledge and experience from the Professors really helped to make the experience rewarding and wholesome." - Derek Lodholtz, Class of 2017

Risk Management and Insurance Graduates

Admission Requirements

To be admitted to the Risk Management and Insurance program, you must have the following:

New Student Admission Requirements

2.50 High School GPA (on a 4.00 scale)

  • SAT Scores - Two of the Three Criteria:
    1. ERW SAT score of 450 or higher.
    2. Math SAT score of 500 or higher. Placement in MATH 109 or 110 will be considered (Math SAT score of 480 or higher).
    3. Composite SAT of 900 or higher. 
  • ACT Scores - Two of the Three Criteria:
    1. English ACT score of 16 or higher.
    2. Math ACT score of 19 or higher.
    3. Reading ACT score of 19 or higher.

Transfer Student Admission Requirements

  • Combined college or university GPA of 2.35 (on a 4.00 scale) from all institutions attended. GPA based on completion of 12 credit hours or more.  
  • Transfer equivalency for Ferris State University’s ENGL 150 or placement during the first semester at Ferris State University which would require an English ACT score of 16 or higher; or ERW SAT score of 450 or higher; or English Accuplacer score of 6 or higher.
  • Transfer equivalency for Ferris State University’s MATH 114 or 115 or placement during the first semester at Ferris State University which would require a Math ACT score of 19 or higher; Math SAT of 500 or higher; or Math Accuplacer scores: Elementary Algebra score 75 or higher and College Level Math 0 to 49.

For additional information or questions, contact an advisor for all of the details.



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