This top-ranked Risk Management and Insurance Program started in 1965 and has grown to be the largest undergraduate program of its kind in the U.S.
Our average graduating class numbers roughly 120, and those newly minted Terry alums are equipped to take a variety of positions in the industry, such as insurance adjusters and underwriters, insurance brokers and agents, insurance underwriters, personal financial planners, as well as analysts in corporate management. On average, we have 20 MBA graduates per year, and we are home to one of the largest PhD programs in the U.S. producing future risk management and insurance professors.
Terry's Risk Management and Insurance Program emphasizes the importance of career placement for its students, making it a top priority. Each year, the department hosts its own Risk Management & Insurance Careers Day featuring a variety of industry employers looking to hire students for full-time and internship positions.
Points of Pride
RMI faculty have received numerous teaching awards at the college, university and national levels, as well as research awards from the Journal of Risk and Insurance, Risk Management and Insurance Review, Journal of Insurance Issues, and the Journal of Insurance Regulation, among others.
A recent global study ranked the UGA among the top 10 universities for the impact of its risk management and insurance research. Only one other public university was ranked higher (the University of Michigan).
The program’s annual Risk and Insurance Careers Day attracts over 50 employers and the student resume book is mailed to over 1,400 recruiters every spring.
Maintains a highly active internship program with more than 50 employers in over 15 states.
Faculty members are among the top publishers in the premier risk management and insurance journal, the Journal of Risk and Insurance.
This consistently highly ranked program is currently the No. 1 program in the country.
Department Head, Insurance, Legal Studies, and Real Estate