Insurance Career

Academic Division of Plymouth Campus

The Insurance Certificate program is intended for those students seeking to work in the field of Insurance. This program teaches the skills necessary to work as an insurance professional in both personal and commercial insurance.

Download the Insurance Career Certificate overview sheet.

Take these classes this fall to get started on your Insurance Career certificate pathway:

  • BUS 101
  • INS 100
  • ECO 201

Find out when these classes meet, download the Fall 2017 starter schedule.

Fall 2017 Insurance Career Certificate Pathway

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The Insurance Certificate program is intended for those students seeking to work in the field of Insurance. This program teaches the skills necessary to work as an insurance professional in both personal and commercial insurance.

Program Outcomes
At the completion of the program the student should be able to:

  • Define the role insurance plays in the nation’s economy
  • Distinguish between the different types of insurance policies such as Property and Liability, Personal Insurance, Commercial Insurance, life Insurance, and Accident and Health.
  • Analyze risks and determine best coverage policies for individuals and businesses
  • Summarize and communicate the key content of an insurance policy/contract to clients
  • Provide effective customer service to clients of the insurance industry

Plymouth

Insurance Career Courses
    •  
    • Code
    • Course
    • Credits
    • ECO 201
    • Microeconomics
    • 3
    In this course, students study the basic principles of economics including economic theory related to the operation of business firms such as supply, demand, price determination, production costs, competition, resource markets, and international trade. Placement at ENG 101 level strongly advised.
    • BUS 101
    • Introduction to Business
    • 3
    The role, growth, structure, and functional organization of modern business in the U.S. economy is explored. Comparative economic systems, sole proprietorships, partnerships, corporations, and the management, marketing, and financing of business organizations are covered. Opportunities in the business field are examined throughout the course. Students will be expected to complete outside research as a course requirement. Placement at ENG 101 level strongly advised.
    • INS 100
    • Risk Management and Insurance
    • 3
    This course is intended to introduce students to the field of risk management and insurance. Its issues are of ever increasing importance for individuals, families and businesses in the global economy. Risk management issues frequently make national and international headlines, thus the course offers an opportunity to explore topics within the context of practical application. The content is beneficial to students who wish to apply the concepts in their personal lives as well as those who intend to enter the field as a career.

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Contact Info:

Quincy Campus

1250 Hancock Street
Quincy, MA 02169

Tel:  (617) 984-1700

Plymouth Campus

36 Cordage Park Circle
Plymouth, MA 02360

Tel:  (508) 747-0400

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