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Ashley Patterson - Insurance Grad

"I think insurance chose me."

2004 grad Ashley Patterson talks about her career at Grange Insurance.

17,000 jobs.

A recent estimate holds that 17,000 jobs will open up in Ohio's insurance industry over the next five years as companies grow and workers retire.

And that's not just sales. Those jobs include marketing, underwriting, HR and IT.

Columbus State's new Foundations of Insurance certificate is intended to help you get your foot in the door.

Foundations of Insurance Certificate

This 6-class sequence is designed to get students into entry-level positions in central Ohio's thriving insurance industry. Plan of Study

The Foundations of Insurance certificate is a natural fit for students who are already in the Finance or Business Management programs.

The certificate includes a new course, Principles of Insurance (FMGT 2232). This course introduces the principles of insurance and risk management, including terminology and definitions as used in the industry. Course Description

Insuring Ohio Futures

Insuring Ohio FuturesColumbus State is partnering with the Insurance Industry Resource Council (IIRC) which is composed of 13 leading Ohio based insurance companies and the State of Ohio to raise awareness of career opportunities through the Insuring Ohio Futures program.

Insuring Ohio Futures

Job Titles and Career Paths

Ohio Means Insurance Jobs

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If you're already a student in the Business Management program, see your Academic Advisor for more information about the Foundations of Insurance certificate.