Insurance and Risk Management

Insurance and Risk Management

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Program Duration

2 Years (Four Semesters)

Program Type

Associate of Applied Science

Median North Arkansas Salary

$37,290 insurance sales agent (Career Information)

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Why Choose This Program

The degree is fully online and Northark is the only two-year school in Arkansas that has this degree.


About The Program

This program was designed in collaboration with local insurance agencies to meet the needs of insurance agencies. The program is designed to provide the entry-level skills necessary to become employed in the insurance and risk management field. The program will touch on the basics of all types of insurance.

Paying for College

Northark is affordable! We offer nearly $500,000 annually through institutional and foundation scholarships in addition to federal and state aid. See our scholarships and other financial aid programs.

Transfer or Stackable Options

The certificate is mean to get a graduate into an entry-level position in the insurance field.

Faculty Contact

Cheryl Keymer
Department Chair of Business and Information Technology
(870) 391-3225

Learning Outcomes

Graduates will:

  • demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • identify the importance and need for risk management and insurance.
  • identify the careers available in the risk management and insurance field.
  • demonstrate knowledge of insurance contracts and provisions for health and property and casualty insurance.
  • identify and analyze ethical and legal issues in business.