McNeil AcademyWhy Study Risk Management and Insurance at Le Moyne? 


The Risk Management and Insurance (RMI) program at Le Moyne provides students with the knowledge and skills to effectively manage the risks and uncertainties impacting people and organizations throughout the world.  Whether you want to work in a non-sales role in the lucrative insurance industry or you hope to work in a role helping to manage and respond to risks in other industries, the goal of the RMI program is to prepare students for leadership roles where they can identify, measure, manage and respond to a diverse range of risks.  But perhaps most importantly, the RMI Program will provide students the ability to make ethical decisions that promote socially responsible leadership.


Program Highlights

  • Courses are evaluated yearly to ensure up-to-date curriculum and relevance to the job market.
  • Internships in different industries provide valuable transferable skills.
  • Leaders working in the industry provide students professional connections and advice.
  • Coursework is an engaged learning process where students “lean by doing” giving students an opportunity to practice risk management in the field and not just learning about it in the classroom.

The McNeil Academy

The McNeil Academy was established through a generous donation from the McNeil family - alumni and outstanding supporters of the College. Their vision is to develop and oversee a world-class Risk Management and Insurance curriculum that emphasizes the importance ethics and socially responsible leadership not only in the field of risk management and insurance, but in one’s overall professional and personal life. The McNeil Academy provides students with the opportunity to work closely with faculty, alumni and business partners to gain knowledge and experience in managing risks in today’s complex world; to understand the educational benefits and career opportunities that come with pursuing a degree or minoring in RMI; and to obtain research and experiential learning  opportunities through internships and through opportunities to assist organizations, including not-for-profits, with risk management related services.

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  • The median salary in Risk Management Insurance with a Bachelor's Degree is $106,165 - $114,604 (
  • According to “While the market for college graduates with many majors is unpredictable, RMI majors consistently find jobs after graduation. The job placement rate for RMI program graduates is excellent….And the starting salary for many insurance jobs is higher than that for the average college grad.”
  • The McNeil Academy provides outstanding opportunities through extensive relationships in business and higher education.
  • 43% of the Risk Management workforce are expected to retire soon and the growing industry is expected to create 400,000 additional jobs. RMI majors are in high demand and that demand is expected to increase over the next few years.
  • Le Moyne’s graduates working in Risk Management work at such companies as:



Risk Management and Insurance Major (B.S.)

Distinctive Courses: Risk Management and Insurance, Enterprise Risk Management, Insurance and Reinsurance Company Operations, Property and Casualty Insurance, Risk Financing, Underwriting and Brokerage, Claims Processing, Risk and Insurance Analytics and Trends

Risk Management and Insurance Minor

Risk Management Minor

To learn more about the courses offered within the Risk Management and Insurance program, please visit the Le Moyne College catalog.