The Risk Management & Insurance technical diploma at Madison College will teach you the basics of the insurance industry and its products, including:
- Differentiating between property, casualty, life, and health insurance policies.
- Evaluating the different career opportunities available
- Handling a claim from report to settlement
- Identifying business hazards and the methods for managing them
- Minimizing the potential of a loss for a business
- Protecting a business from employee fraud
- Understanding the types of insurance a business needs
MATC's Risk Management & Insurance program is a great addition to your professional skill set if you have already earned an associate or bachelor’s degree in Business, IT, Criminal Justice, Construction, or Auto Body.
Madison College also offers continuing education in the field of insurance. Some of these courses are approved in Wisconsin for continuing education credits. Other professional-development insurance-related courses are offered through the School of Professional and Continuing Education.
Students in the Risk Management & Insurance technical diploma program can attend full or part-time.
Risk Management & Insurance classes may be offered at these Madison College campuses:
- Madison - Truax
Your advantages at Madison College:
- Madison College has scholarships available. There funds available specifically for risk management and insurance courses. Any MATC student enrolled or planning to enroll in an insurance course is encouraged to apply.
- Upon completing Introduction Loss Investigations, you may register for the corresponding national exam towards certification as an Associate in Claims and/or Associate in Risk Management.
- Register to take the Wisconsin Intermediary Licensing Exams after completing Intro to Property & Casualty Insurance - Pre-license and Intro to Life & Health Insurance.
Upon completion of the Risk Management & Insurance technical diploma, you may qualify for the following positions:
- Customer Service/Account Management
- Claims Assistant/Adjuster
- Underwriting Assistant
- Insurance Sales
With additional education and/or experience, graduates may find employment as a(n):
- Claims Adjuster
- Insurance Account Manager
- Retirement Planner
- Investment Broker
Curriculum and Experience
Prospective program students, the information below reflects the basic requirements for students admitted for the 2022-2023 academic year. To learn more about Madison College, visit us.
Current and newly admitted program students, go directly to your Degree Progress Report to view:
- Progress toward your specific requirements
- Alternative (in lieu of) courses to meet specific requirements
If you have questions after reviewing your degree progress report (advisement report), please see Advising Services.First Semester10-102-1343 credits10-162-1253 credits10-162-1333 credits10-162-1353 credits10-162-1263 credits10-804-1443 creditsSecond Semester
Earning a degree is a great way to advance your career development opportunities, so apply today!
International students who wish to apply for, maintain, or transfer their F-1 student visa status to Madison College are required to complete the International Admission Process.
Note: It is recommended to only apply for a semester that has already started if you are currently enrolled in classes or you have verified that classes are still available for that semester.
Fall 2022 Application Dates
- Application open
- Application completion deadline is November 15, 2022
Spring 2023 Application Dates
- Application open
- Application completion deadline is April 15, 2023
1. Admission Application
The online application allows you to save your work as you complete it and ensures fast, secure delivery to our office.
2. Education Completion
Graduation from high school, completion of GED/HSED/GED02, or completion of an associate degree or higher is required; submit official transcripts for one of the following:
- High school or charter school transcript (current high school seniors may submit an in-progress transcript) or GED02 transcript
- GED/HSED score report
- College transcript showing an associate degree or higher
3. Residency Requirement
Based on historical trends at Madison College a waitlist is not expected to form for these programs. Therefore all applicants, regardless of residency status, are eligible for application review.
Course prerequisites differ from admission requirements; admission into a program does not guarantee eligibility to enroll in courses or success in the program. Refer to program curriculum for details.
Once you are admitted into your program, review the Start of Semester Checklist to prepare for your first day of classes at Madison College.
Summer Service Hours
- Monday – Wednesday: 9 am - 3 pm In-Person, 8 am - 4 pm Virtual
- Thursday: 8 am - 4 pm Virtual Only
- Friday: 8 am - 12 pm Virtual Only