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Olivet College MBA in Insurance and Risk Management. You could be 1/2 way to your MBA with a CPCU designation!

Olivet College MBA in Insurance and Risk Management. You could be 1/2 way to your MBA with a CPCU designation!

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  • 1. MBA in Insurance
  • 2. About the MBA • The MBA in Insurance is designed for professionals holding the designation of Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) but anyone with an insurance background can apply. • Olivet College, in partnership with the Institutes awards up to 24 hours of credit for CPCU certification toward the MBA in Insurance. • The MBA in Insurance is a 12 course, 48 credit hour degree program which leads to a Masters of Insurance. • There are 8 core classes, 24 hours of credit, that are required to obtain the degree.
  • 3. Facts to Consider • All classes are on-line in real time - meaning you will never have to come to our campus to complete your MBA • Total credits needed to complete your MBA are 48 but if you have your CPCU® we can waive up to 24 of those credits • We run 4 semesters a year, 8 week semesters, generally 3 classes a semester • Each class runs one night a week for 2 hours, generally from 6 – 8 pm EST • Olivet College waives the GMAT if you have your CPCU® designation • We use Adobe Connect and Blackboard for classroom and homework assignments
  • 4. Are you ready to take the next step? Why an MBA at Olivet College? • 40% of the insurance workforce will be eligible to retire in the next 5 – 10 years • Many of those positions will be in management • Olivet College’s MBA in Insurance classes are geared toward management of insurance companies, agencies and claims servicing organizations
  • 5. How do our classes differ from other MBA programs? • Many of our classes are taught by insurance professionals • Insurance strategies are frequently discussed • Assignments often involve insurance research of current trends • Most students are from the insurance industry and provide insights and discussions that are shared with the class
  • 6. CPCU – You could be ½ way to your MBA ® • 48 credits total to complete your MBA • Up to 24 credits can be waived with your CPCU® designation • GMAT is waived for all CPCU® designations • Classroom collaboration and networking • Quality online virtual programming using Adobe Connect • Strong emphasis on ethics • Professional recognition
  • 7. Admission Requirements • 3.0 or higher GPA undergrad degree • At least 2 years in the insurance industry • Completed the GMAT or CPCU® designation
  • 8. The MBA Benefits • • • • • • • • • Teamwork and leadership skills Decision making skills Improved effectiveness in your job Able to assume greater responsibility Better understanding of management strategies and techniques Improved problem and time management skills Increased confidence in your current position Professional recognition Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission
  • 9. How To Apply • Visit http://insurance.olivetcollege.edu click on MBA • Complete the MBA application – it is fast, easy and free! • Gather the following items – 1. Official undergrad transcripts 2. Resume 3. CPCU ® official transcripts or GMAT scores 4. Two letters of recommendation Send all items to Olivet College, MBA Insurance Program, Attention: Kelly Parker, 320 S. Main Street, Olivet, MI 49076 Or email insurance@olivetcollege.edu
  • 10. Upon Acceptance to the Program You will need the following items to complete your classes – 1. Olivet College login and password will be provided by the College 2. Strong internet connection 3. Headset with microphone 4. Webcam 5. Any text books required by the instructor
  • 11. The Adobe Classroom What is Adobe Connect? • Adobe Connect is a web conferencing platform for web meetings, eLearning, and webinars. • Adobe Connect enables mobile learning on virtually any device to conduct training or participate in virtual classes across devices including iOS and Android, as well as the desktop with no downloads. • This provides learners to have access anywhere, anytime on virtually any device. • Adobe Connect delivers an immersive experience in live and ondemand classes in real time to maximize participation for multiple learners to create discussion and bolster group interaction.
  • 12. Financial Aid and Scholarship Information • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) on the Web at www.fafsa.gov • If you are completing FAFSA on the Web for the first time, we recommend that you apply for a PIN at www.pin.ed.gov prior to completing the FAFSA. With a PIN, you are able to electronically sign your application, make corrections after submitting the application, and review your processed application data. • Spencer Education Foundation, Inc at www.spencered.org to apply for a Master Scholarship