Carl H. Lindner College of BusinessCarl H. Lindner College of BusinessUniversity of Cincinnati

Carl H. Lindner College of Business
Insurance and Risk Management Center

Academic Programs

The Insurance industry employs many people in a variety of functional jobs, including those in accounting, finance, information systems, advertising, sales and sales management, and operations.   

Risk management is conducted by specially trained professionals who identify and strategically manage the risks inherent in doing business in a variety of different industries (e.g., financial services, health care, entertainment, manufacturing, construction, etc).

The insurance industry and the risk management profession help people and businesses flourish by managing the risks that stifle business and personal growth. 

The insurance industry and risk management profession in Ohio and across the nation has many job openings and a significant need to hire talented people to become the next generation of leaders in many of the country‚Äôs top-rated companies.   

To respond to this need, the Finance Department in the Carl H. Lindner College of Business, supported by Carl H. Lindner III Center for Insurance and Risk Management, offers two undergraduate programs in the Lindner College of Business:

Insurance and Risk Management Major and Minor

Certified Financial Planning - sub-plan of the Finance Major


Learn more about the CFP Designation at: 

CFB Board

CFP sub-plan


The Department and Center also offers a specialized sequences of graduate courses in the MS-FIN program that covers all of the material in Part 1 and Part 2 of the Financial Risk Manager (FRM) certification exams administered by the Global Association of Risk Managers (GARP).


 Financial Risk Manager Track