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MBA in Insurance Program

Now more than ever, the insurance industry is calling for well-prepared business leaders – individuals who possess the skills and knowledge necessary to lead a growing economic sector in insurance.

At Olivet College, our accredited, online classroom delivers current and practical knowledge that can be utilized immediately in your current position, providing an instance advantage to your career – and your company.

You will benefit from the reputation and corporate partnerships of Olivet College’s nationally recognized insurance program, while learning from faculty comprised of the industry’s top executives.

The Olivet College MBA in Insurance is designed specifically for industry professionals who want to take their career to the next level. An interactive, virtual format offers the opportunity to connect with expert faculty and classmates from across the country, while providing an environment that fosters professional growth.

Designed with the working individual in mind, our program allows you to balance your busy career and personal obligations with the demands of earning your MBA.

CPCU Designation?

You could be halfway to earning your MBA.

  • Up to 24 graduate credits (eight courses) may be transferred with the CPCU designation from The Institutes.
  • The GMAT requirement is waived for individuals holding the CPCU designation.
  • Maximum number of transfer credits accepted is 24.


Degree Requirements

A total of 48 credits must be completed within 7 years to earn the degree. Each course is 3 credit hours. Students must earn a 3.0 or higher grade point average to continue in the program and to graduate with the MBA degree. For an official description of courses and degree requirements, please reference our academic catalog

MBA in Insurance Core Courses

MBA 800 Insurance & Risk Management, Spring semester
MBA 808 Managerial & Organizational Behavior, Winter and Summer semesters
MBA 809 Strategic Marketing, Winter and Summer semesters
MBA 810 Managerial Economics, Winter and Fall semesters
MBA 811 Corporate Accounting, Spring semester
MBA 812 Business & Insurance Law, Summer semester
MBA 820 Quantitative Analysis and Decision Making for Management, Spring semester
MBA 828 Managing a Diverse Workforce, Spring and Fall semesters
MBA 830 Ethics & Leadership, Winter and Fall semesters
MBA 835 Property-Casualty Insurance Contracts, Summer semester
MBA 840 Financial Management of Property-Casualty Insurers, Fall semester
MBA 890 Strategic Management of Property-Casualty Insurers, Spring and Fall semester

Electives offered as announced

MBA 802 Personal Financial Planning, Spring Semester
MBA 803 Global Insurance & Risk Management, Fall Semester
MBA 821 Advanced Spreadsheets & Databases, Winter semester
MBA 844 Reinsurance Principles & Practices, Winter semester
MBA 853 Employee Benefits, Summer semester
MBA 854 Risk Assessment, Summer semester
MBA 855 Risk Control, Winter semester
MBA 856 Risk Financing, Fall semester
MBA 863 Surplus Lines Insurance Operations, Spring semester
MBA 882 Variable Topics


Semesters runs 9 weeks

Winter semester: January – March
Spring semester: April – June
Summer semester: July – September
Fall semester: October - December



Delivery of the classes will be via a blended online approach featuring live interactive video-audio streamed classes where students and faculty can see and talk to each other in real time, along with the use of Blackboard to post assignments, submitted work, exams, and participation in discussion threads. This will require access to broadband or DSL internet connection, a webcam, microphone and earphones/headset with a USB plug.

No required physical attendance at Olivet College.

Semesters run in four, nine-week terms.

Each online class is tentatively scheduled one day per week, 6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. EST.


Student loans are available. If you have questions regarding student loans or would like assistance in applying for them, contact the Student Services Office at Olivet College at (269) 749-7645, they will be happy to assist you.

You may also contact Kelly M. Parker, Risk Management and Insurance Center at Olivet College at or by phone at 269.749.7633

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