The Peter J. Tobin College of BusinessQueens Campus, Staten Island Campus, Manhattan Campus
Please see the requirement chart for the academic progression criteria in this dual degree program.
All applicants must possess a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution or the international equivalent prior to enrollment at the graduate level.
In addition to the application form and non-refundable application fee candidates should submit the following:
The Peter J. Tobin College of Business
Office of Graduate Admission
8000 Utopia Parkway
Queens, NY 11439
The degree program in Risk Management and Insurance/Business Administration is intended to provide students with the tools of risk analysis, transfer, and financing that are critical to the operation of private and public institutions, and to prepare them for careers in risk management and insurance.
The program will prepare graduates to:
Demonstrate the ability to apply the competencies of the discipline.
Demonstrate recognition and understanding of broad business competencies.
Apply business knowledge, skills, and values effectively in a variety of settings.
Demonstrate an understanding of professional responsibility, ethical obligations and social awareness.
Appreciate the Vincentian value of service.
Students meeting selective criteria are invited to join Gamma Iota Sigma, a national honorary fraternity for students majoring in Risk Management and Insurance as well as Actuarial Science. Members must have a 3.0 cumulative grade point average. In addition to the recognition associated with membership in an honorary organization, members have opportunities for extensive contact and interaction with industry representatives, through the meetings and special conferences sponsored by the fraternity, and through the services offered through the Gamma Iota Sigma Grand Chapter. The objectives of the Fraternity include: to promote friendly interaction between students, faculty and Insurance executives; to foster the scientific study in the field of Insurance; to develop sound thinking in Insurance theories, and a more exact knowledge and definition of Insurance principles; and to develop a better public understanding and appreciation of Insurance problems.