Established in 1991, the Center for Insurance and Risk Management (also known as The Katie School of Insurance and Risk Management) supports Illinois State University's nationally recognized undergraduate insurance and risk management program and actuarial science program. We are committed to the preparation of future industry leaders by supporting strong industry involvement with our students, innovative teaching by outstanding faculty, cutting-edge applied research, and a student-centered learning environment. See the Business Insurance video on how the Katie School is preparing the next generation of insurance leaders.
Katie School of Insurance and Risk Management
The Katie School supports the insurance and financial services industry by providing talented, well-prepared students for careers in the industry. The Katie School provides a student-centered educational environment to enable students to develop the skills, risk management and insurance knowledge, ethics, technological competency, and attitudes necessary to succeed in the insurance and financial services industry. The Katie School supports lifelong learning for students, faculty, and industry professionals.
The Katie School seeks to be the premier undergraduate insurance and risk management program in the nation in the education of future industry leaders through industry involvement, innovative teaching, cutting-edge applied research, and student-centered learning. The Katie School seeks to add value to the industry by providing high quality graduate and professional education. The Katie School has a unique relationship with the insurance industry, non-profit organizations, the College of Business, Illinois State University, and everyone involved with each of these groups. The Katie School supports and is supported by everyone that falls into these categories. Our relationships are unique and productive.
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Programs for high school guidance counselors and career advisors.
Industry leaders are actively involved in all aspects of the insurance program.
We invite research proposals related to specific subjects.
Learn about the students recognized for their outstanding achievements.
Initiatives to promote ethics in insurance, for both students and industry professionals, through research and education.
Show potential employers that you as a student have gone above and beyond your coursework to become a more well-rounded job candidate.
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The Katie School works closely with the industry in the continual development of the insurance program to better prepare individuals beginning careers in insurance.Learn more about internships opportunities
Learn about those who inspire the next generation of industry leaders through the examples of others who exemplify innovation, leadership, and professional excellence.