Utah's only Risk Management program is exclusive to UVU's Woodbury school of business

UVU’s Risk Management Program is the only one of its kind in Utah! This new program offers aunique career opportunity for Woodbury business students in the new field of Enterprise Risk Management. This rapidly changing profession is varied, complex, and dynamic. As it becomes a vital part of government, business, and nonprofit entities, the industry has made bringing in college-educated professionals a top priority

The benefits of adding a Risk Management Minor to your business degree

Students who complete a class with a B-or better may apply for a waiver from the institutions sponsoringthe Chartered Property Casualty Underwriting Designation (CPCU). The CPCU is nine courses,and students are allowed a maximum of two waivers.

Build a career network

Gamma Iota Sigma is the premier student organization for those interested in risk management and property-casualtyinsurance. Membership in GIS provides networking opportunitieswith peers, up-closeaccess to hiring managers in the risk business, virtual internships, and chapter leadership experience.

Preparing for Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) credentials

The Minor in Risk Management will help prepare students for possible Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) credentials. It focuses on thefoundations of risk management and insurance, enterprise risk management, business law for insurance, commercial property risk management,insurance, and commercial liability risk management and insurance. In addition, students will achieve further distinction by complementing their demonstrated expertise in insurance issues with a mastery of general management principles finance, operations, and leadership

Completion plan

Prerequisite is in RED 

Semester 1
Course Prefix & Number Course Title Credit Hours
FIN 4020 Enterprise Risk Management 3
FIN 4030 Foundations of Risk Management and Insurance 3
FIN 4040 Business Law for Insurance Professionals 3
MGMT 2340 Statistics for Business 3
  Semester total: 12
Semester 2
Course Prefix & Number Course Title Credit Hours
FIN 4050 Commercial Property Risk Management and Insurance 3
FIN 4060 Foundations of Risk Management and Insurance 3
FIN 3100 Commercial Liability Risk Management and Insurance 3
  Semester total: 9
Degree Total: 21

Our program is supported by industry partners

WCF and Buckner Insurance Agency have generously funded the program. In addition to financial support, these Utah companiesandothers provide internships andactively recruit our students.