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EKUs 100% online bachelor's of business administration in risk management and insurance prepares students to become business leaders and apply proven business principles to explore and manage the risks businesses face. This versatile degree is real-world focused, providing the opportunity to have a financially rewarding career while impacting the lives of others. Graduates are prepared to take on key positions with excellent salaries or pursue an MBA.


FORMAT: 100% online

Credit Hours: 120 hours

2017-2018 Tuition: $409 per credit hour

$250 per credit hour for active duty military
Transfer Credits Accepted: Up to 90 hours*

Career Options:

Risk manager, risk analyst,  accountant, financial planner, underwriter, claims adjuster, claims specialist, claims representative, insurance agent, insurance broker, business management analyst, data research analyst       

*A minimum of 30 credit hours and 50% of the business course credit hours required for the BBA must be completed at EKU.              

Enhance your degree with a minor or certificate
Select from a wide range of minors, allowing you to explore interests or make use of prior credits.

You can also choose from numerous undergraduate certificates in specialty areas that complement and enhance your major as you work toward your degree.

What sets our program apart?

Learn essential skills for todays work environment. Our fully-accredited online program is made up of the same high-quality courses and taught by the same experienced professors as the on-campus program.  EKUs curriculum blends academic and professional preparation through course topics such as accounting, risk management, operations management, claims handling, and life insurance and estate planning.

  • The only bachelors-level  risk management and insurance degree program in Kentucky

  • Accredited by AACSB International

  • Ranked among the top 20 programs by Best's Review

  • 8-week terms

  • Special tuition for active duty service members

  • Dedicated advisors who provide personalized graduation plans

  • Apply credits earned to the CPCU certification

  • Optional internship opportunities that count toward your credit hours

Why choose EKU?
EKU is a regionally accredited, brick-and-mortar institution that is ranked among the nation's best colleges and has been educating students for more than a century. Eastern has received numerous honors, including being named one of the best online colleges in the nation and one of the most veteran-friendly campuses. 


Siwei Gao, Ph.D.  email
Thomas and Rebecca Coffey Professor of Insurance Studies
Department of Accounting, Finance and Information Systems
BTC 174, School of Business, 859-622-7347
Eastern Kentucky University
Richmond, Kentucky 40475

EKU Risk Management & Insurance