The BCIT General Insurance and Risk Management diploma program works closely with the insurance industry to prepare a new generation of insurance professionals. You will manage a virtual stock portfolio, create mock insurance policies, and become familiar with automobile, property, personal, and general liability insurance coverage issues. Graduates can work in various roles at financial institutions, investment banks, and insurance corporations.
BCIT General Insurance and Risk Management students learn to:
Do you have credits from another BC/Yukon post-secondary school? Do you want to know if they transfer to courses here at BCIT? Check out BCIT's Transfer Equivalency Database to find out.
Many graduates from the General Insurance and Risk Management program go on to receive a professional designation. In the past year we had:
The General Insurance and Risk Management program will prepare candidates for a variety of careers in the general insurance industry including:
Do you have a degree, diploma, or completed a substantial amount of post-secondary courses? You may qualify for advanced placement into the General Insurance and Risk Management program. Students that qualify for advanced placement can enter the program in the middle of first year or the beginning of the second year depending on the number of transfer credits received.
Acceptance into advanced placement is dependent on a number of factors including: seat availability, course transfer credits, and the number of applications received. Most applicants are required to complete additional course work before entering their desired program. Early application is strongly recommended.
Entry into the middle of Year 1 (January)
Entry into the start of Year 2 (September)
*or next business day
When applying for advanced placement, you must submit the Course-by-Course Self-Assessment form [PDF] with your online application.
For more information about eligibility requirements and the application process, please download the General Insurance and Risk Management Advanced Placement Guide [PDF].
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