Risk Management and Insurance

MajorMinor3YRBachelor of Science
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Insurance Innovators in the Making.

Butler’s Davey Risk Management and Insurance (RMI) curriculum empowers students with the skills to confidently navigate the complexities of risk management. Our distinguished faculty members embrace a comprehensive perspective of the insurance industry, fostering strategic partnerships with professional societies and associations. These connections offer invaluable opportunities for conference participation, scholarships, and internships.

As a student in our program, you’ll gain hands-on experience through two mandatory internships and the unique opportunity to operate the nation’s first student-run captive insurance company. Armed with this real-world expertise, Butler RMI graduates are well-equipped to step into an industry hungry for fresh talent, providing them with the ideal launchpad to carve their path to success.

Program Information


Sample courses in this program include:

  • EI 101 – First-Year Business Experience 
  • MS 100 – Business Applications with Excel 
  • EC 231 – Principles of Microeconomics
  • LE 263 – Legal Environment of Business
  • RM 350 – Introduction to Risk Management

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Three-Year Program

The Risk Management and Insurance major can be completed in a total of three years. More information can be found here.

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Steven Dolvin
Professor of Finance
Lacy School of Business
Dr. Steven D. Dolvin, CFA, is a Professor of Finance at Butler University. He teaches primarily in the area of investments, but he also oversees student run portfolios in both public and private equity. Dr. Dolvin has received multiple teaching awards…
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Ronia Hawash
Associate Professor of Economics
Lacy School of Business
Dr. Ronia Hawash is an Associate Professor of Economics in the Lacy School of Business. Dr. Hawash holds a B.A. in Economics from Cairo University (Egypt); an M.A. in Economics from the American University in Cairo (Egypt); and a Ph.D. in…
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Thomas Faulconer
Clinical Professor of Risk Management and Insurance
Lacy School of Business
Professor Faulconer launched his career as an attorney and adjunct professor of business law, eventually finding a passion for training and teaching. He has  earned several professional financial designations including the "gold standards"…
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