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Truax D3631
1701 Wright Street
Madison WI 53704

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Risk Management & Insurance

Certificate

Program number: 901621CERT

Overview

The Risk Management & Insurance Certificate at Madison College will teach you the basics of the insurance industry and its products, including:

  • Differentiating between property, casualty, life and health insurance products
  • Evaluating the different career opportunities available
  • Handling a claim from report to settlement
  • Minimizing the potential of a loss for a business
  • Protecting a business from employee fraud
  • Understanding the types of insurance a business needs

Madison College'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 insuranceThese professional-development insurance-related courses are offered through the School of Professional and Continuing Education

Program Details

Students in the Risk Management & Insurance Certificate program can attend full or part time.

Risk Management & Insurance Certificate classes may be offered at these Madison College campuses:

  • Madison - Truax

Portions of this program are offered online.


YOUR ADVANTAGES AT MADISON COLLEGE

  • Many of the Risk Management & Insurance Certificate classes also qualify as continuing education credits for licensing in Wisconsin. 
  • Madison College offers scholarships for credit courses. Any MATC student who is enrolled or planning to enroll in an insurance course(s) and is not receiving employer reimbursement is encouraged to apply. 
Admission

To Apply

View the admission requirements for application deadlines, materials and requirements.

After Acceptance

Once you are admitted into your program, review the Start of Semester Checklist to prepare for your first day of classes at MATC. 

Questions?

Contact the Enrollment Center at EnrollmentServices@madisoncollege.edu or (608) 246-6210.

Curriculum

The courses listed below outline the requirements for completion for students officially admitted in the 2016-2017 academic year. Requirements for completion may vary depending on the semester in which a student is admitted or may be completed by other equivalent courses. Current/continuing students should consult their Academic Requirements report available through their student account for specific requirements and equivalent courses.

Courses
Careers

Wisconsin is home to approximately 250 insurance companies, the fourth highest in the country. Insurance ranks fifth in Wisconsin’s top five industries, and pays wages approximately 45% higher than other industries in the state. 

Nationally, the insurance industry anticipates needing to fill 400,000 positions by the year 2020. There is a lack of educational programs in Wisconsin offering a quick and easy method to prepare students for employment in insurance and risk management fields. Madison College is the exception. Upon completion of the Risk Management & Insurance Certificate, you may qualify for the following positions:

  • Customer Service
  • Claims Assistant
  • Underwriting Assistant
  • Insurance Sales

With additional education and/or experience, graduates may find employment as a(n):

  • Underwriter
  • Claims Adjuster
  • Insurance Account Manager