What will I learn?

Learning Outcomes

Students will understand and apply the processes for identifying risk and measuring risk, as well as the various methods for managing risk (e.g., mitigation, insurance, diversification and hedging).

Students will understand the conditions that hinder the trading/sharing of risk, including correlation in outcomes, moral hazard, adverse selection, and transaction costs.

Students will understand and apply the models for pricing insurance products.

Students will understand the institutional context in which insurance is sold, including regulation, ownership structure, and marketing channels.

Which department am I in?

Darla Moore School of Business

Study options

Full Time (122 hours)

Tuition fees
US$33,951.00 per year
Start date

22 August 2019, 13 January 2020

Venue

Darla Moore School of Business

1014 Greene Street,

COLUMBIA,

South Carolina,

29208, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must be high school graduates (students that have completed about 12 years of schooling in their home countries). English Language Requirements: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). A score of at least 550 on the paper based exam or 77 on the internet based TOEFL is required. USC also accepts the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or the PTE Academic Test. Students must score at least a 6.5 on the IELTS, or at least a 53 on the PTE.

For international students

Students must have graduated from graduating from high school

A score of at least 550 on the paper based exam or 77 on the internet based TOEFL is required. USC also accepts the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or the PTE Academic Test. Students must score at least a 6.5 on the IELTS, or at least a 53 on the PTE.

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