Risk Management and Insurance

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Secure and protect valuable assets

Students in Mercer’s Risk Management and Insurance (RMI) major establish a foundation in risk management, property and casualty insurance, underwriting, and insurance company operations. Through a finance-focused curriculum, students will develop knowledge and skills related to risk measurement, mitigation, and management.

Students pursuing a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in a different field of study can minor in Risk Management and Insurance.

Gain experience

Through Mercer’s established relationships with Middle Georgia companies, including Georgia Farm Bureau and Southern Trust Company, students will gain real-world experience while applying knowledge developed in the classroom. Students studying risk management and insurance at Mercer will develop skills needed to succeed in the insurance workforce through internships and relationships with RMI professionals serving as teachers. Mercer’s Risk Management and Insurance major offers an opportunity for students to closely interact with the industry, so that upon graduation they are prepared for future careers in the professional business world.

Launch your career

Graduates from the RMI program can go on to work as business professionals in positions such as:

  • Actuarial Analyst
  • Actuarial Assistant
  • Associate Underwriter
  • Compliance Officer
  • Connotative Derivative Analyst
  • Consultant
  • Deal Structurer
  • Financial Analyst
  • General Manager
  • Insurance Sales Representative
  • Pension Administration Analyst
  • Product Analyst
  • Risk Management Analyst
  • Sales Logistics Support
  • Underwriter

The RMI program also prepares students for careers in risk management and portfolio analysis or financial planning.

Learn more about our Risk Management and Insurance major


Mercer undergraduate students may be eligible for special admission consideration for a graduate business program through the Special Consideration Program. Students can take advantage of waivers for both the GMAT requirement and the application fee, and enjoy additional benefits, including a Double Bear Scholarship toward earning their graduate business degree at Mercer. Learn More

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