Property-Casualty Insurance Certificate


The University offers an on-line Property-Casualty Insurance Certificate that provides career-specific training for individuals who wish to enter or advance their career in insurance, risk management, and other related fields.

  • This 12-credit program consists of four courses that provide an understanding of insurance products and risk management.
  • Coursework helps individuals prepare for various professional designations, including several exams of the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters (CPCU) designation, one of the highly sought insurance designations by insurance professionals. The program also prepares individuals for the Associate in General Insurance (AINS) designation and the Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation. Information on specific state regulations for the insurance industry may be found on the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) website.
  • The program is ideal for working professionals as well as currently enrolled students (except insurance and risk management majors and minors) who wish to increase employability. For example, math majors who are interested in careers as actuaries will find this certificate program beneficial.
  • Courses in this certificate program may partially satisfy requirements in the business administration major. Students should consult with their advisors before enrolling in courses to ensure suitability and plan their program of study.
  • The on-line Property-Casualty Insurance Certificate Program is open to eligible students in the U.S. (including the District of Columbia and all U.S. territories). The program is closed to students residing in countries other than the U.S. except for U.S. military and State Department personnel and their family members with APO/FPO addresses.

Note: Students have the option of completing this certificate program entirely online or on the Indiana State University campus.

Required Courses


Few industries can match the diversity of career opportunities that are available in insurance and risk management. In Indiana alone, 33,000 professionals work in the industry in non-sales positions. Indiana is home to over 160 insurance companies.

About 25% of insurance industry positions are sales/marketing related. The other 75% of the career opportunities available are in professional, managerial, and technical fields including: actuarial, claims, loss control, risk management, safety management, and underwriting.

In addition, the Scott College of Business is accredited by the AACSB International.

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Students have many sources of financial support for their studies, including financial aid, work-study programs, veterans' benefits, and special scholarships for entering freshmen and transfer students.

Further Information

For further information and assistance, contact:

Indiana State Online
(812) 237-2345


The Graduate Catalog and Undergraduate Catalog of Indiana State University are the documents of authority for all students. The requirements given in the catalogs supersede information issued by any academic department, program, college, or school. The University reserves the right to change the requirements at any time.