DEFINITION of College Of Insurance

College Of Insurance is one of several institutions of higher learning that teach courses related to specific aspects of insurance. The College of Insurance is a specialized institution that provides undergraduate and graduate degrees in insurance, actuarial science and financial services. The college is located in the financial district of lower Manhattan.

BREAKING DOWN College Of Insurance

The College of Insurance was founded in New York in 1901. Its entire curriculum was taken over by St. John's University 100 years later and now comprises its school of Risk Management, Insurance and Actuarial Science under the The Peter J. Tobin College of Business. It consists of high-tech classrooms, computer labs and the Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis library.

Course Offerings

Programs offered by the college include:

  •  Actuarial Science, Bachelor of Science
  • Actuarial Science, Master of Science
  • Enterprise Risk Management, Master in Business Administration
  • Enterprise Risk Management, Master of Science
  • Risk and Insurance, Certificate
  • Risk Management, Master in Business Administration
  • Risk Management and Insurance, Bachelor of Science
  • Risk Management and Insurance, Master of Science

Its undergraduate programs include:

  • Accounting, BS
  •  Actuarial Science, BS
  • Business, BS
  • Economics, BS
  • Finance, BS
  • International Management, BS
  • Marketing, BS
  • Risk and Insurance, Certificate
  • Risk Management and Insurance, BS

"The School of Risk Management, Insurance and Actuarial Science (SRM) has a rich history and tradition. It was formed initially as the Insurance Society of New York in 1901, and became the School of Insurance in 1947 and the College of Insurance (TCI) in 1962. SRM evolved from the merger of TCI and St. John's University in 2001. The academic programs of SRM are located at 101 Astor Place," according to its website.

"SRM is a global leader in risk and insurance education and training and draws candidates from all regions of the world. All of the degree programs offered by The Peter J. Tobin College of Business, and thus by SRM, are fully accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business."

All applicants to the graduate degree programs are required to submit a competitive GMAT or GRE score report. All applicants must possess a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution or the international equivalent prior to enrollment at the graduate level. Applicants to the M.S. in Accounting program must have been an undergraduate business major.

The college's Center for Executive Education offers Actuarial Science Associates and Fellows Exam Preparation Courses, agents, brokers and adjusters continuing education, CPCU/IIA Designation exam prep and specialized workshops.