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Mar 21, 2021

St. John’s University Offering Courses and Resources for Students and Insurance Professionals

St. John’s University (home of the Tobin Center for Executive Education and the Greenberg School of Risk Management, Insurance & Actuarial Science) offers a variety of world-class courses, events, and educational resources for both students and insurance industry professionals.

Below, find a wide range of academic and professional development opportunities and resources to advance your career in the insurance and risk management fields.


Professional Education Programs

The Tobin Center for Executive Education Professional Certificate in the Business of Insurance Program

The professional certificate program is ideal for anyone seeking a broad understanding of key insurance industry concepts, the industry's business model, and how carriers select, price, and distribute products. It takes an in-depth approach to seven key areas of insurance.

This self-paced, fully narrated program includes online material, recommended readings, quizzes, and case scenarios, and it can be completed in about 22 hours. Find additional details here.

Certified Internal Auditors Training Program

Certified Internal Auditors (CIA) earn an average of $38,000 more than their uncertified counterparts. To help students and professionals advance their careers, St. John’s University is offering a virtual, premiere CIA training program sponsored by the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) and based on the CIA Learning System. It delivers the CIA Exam syllabus in a blended format.

Preparation for the CIA Exam is broken into three parts, which can be taken separately:

  • Part 1: March 29th-April 2nd 
  • Part 2: April 12th-April 15th
  • Part 3: May 10th-May 17th

More information about the program is available here.

Risk and Insurance Management Society's (RIMS) Certified Risk Management Professional Exam Preparation (CRMP) Program

Jointly developed by The Tobin Center for Executive Education and the Risk and Insurance Management Society (RIMS), this seven-segment virtual program provides an overview of key concepts and issues related to the insurance industry. It is intended to prepare individuals for the exam to become a Certified Risk Management Professional (CRMP), the only internationally accredited risk management certification.

The program is delivered in a live, instructor-led format that includes other risk management professionals who have earned the CRMP certification. It is set to take place on June 10th-11th, 2021, with a tuition cost of $2,200 (includes the live sessions, program materials, and exam application fee). More information can be found here.

Excess & Surplus Lines (E&S) Course

The Excess & Surplus Lines (E&S) course provides E&S market overview, along with information concerning key factors in E&S regulation, common coverage provisions, categories of risks covered, and more.

The self-paced online program was developed by Tobin Center faculty, and it includes 2-3 hours of expert instruction. Click here for more information.


Degree Program

MBA In Risk Management & Insurance (RMI)

The online MBA Program in Risk Management & Insurance (RMI) is ranked among the top ten risk management and insurance programs in the United States. The program includes courses taught by world-renowned scholars of Tobin's Greenberg School of Risk Management, Insurance, and Actuarial Science, and students can receive personal career advising services from The Greenberg School's Ellen Thrower Career Center. It is an intense, 36-credit MBA program that is completed within 12-18 months, with an online format that offers flexibility to program participants. For more information or to enroll, click here.


Professional and Educational Resources

PDF Resource: An Overview of Solvency Regulation in the U.S.

The Financial Examiners Education Foundation, working with St. John's Tobin Center for Executive Education, developed “An Overview of Solvency Regulation in the U.S.” as a PDF resource to introduce readers to key considerations in the field, including:

  • The history of U.S. insurance regulation, setting solvency regulation in historical context
  • The role of the NAIC
  • Discussion of the powers and authorities wielded by Insurance Commissioners
  • Key legal cases affecting solvency
  • Own Risk and Solvency Assessment - "ORSA"

The resource is geared toward insurance company personnel, agents, brokers, and consultants who are seeking a better understanding of the crucial role that solvency regulation plays in the health of the insurance market. This resource and more are available in the online shop for $50.

Virtual Conference: Settling Cases During and After the Pandemic – Four Perspectives

Law firm Pillinger Miller Tarallo, St. John's Tobin Center for Executive Education, and St. John’s Greenberg School of Risk Management examine settling personal injury cases both during and after the pandemic. This free webinar will be held Wednesday, May 19th from 2:00-4:15 EST. Click here for more information and to register for the webinar.