Risk Management and Insurance

Degree Awarded


Offering Campus

UH West Oʻahu

Delivery Method


Program Description

A certificate in Risk Management and Insurance provides training in risk management for personal and commercial lines of insurance, and prepares students for the CPCU examinations and other professional certifications. Courses cover personal property and liability insurance, life and health insurance, retirement planning, business law, loss prevention, risk retention, self insurance, and risk financing techniques.

Students completing the certificate in Risk Management and Insurance will be better prepared to obtain an insurance license and pass the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) examination and course of study. UH West Oʻahu worked in partnership with Hawaiʻi"s insurance industry to create this Risk Management and Insurance certificate specifically to address the growing need for skilled insurance professionals locally and nationwide. The program is presently offered at UH West Oʻahu in-class with future plans for distance learning instruction.



Contact for Program

Dr. Sharon Lee, Associate Professor
Phone: (808) 689-2387
Email: slee32@hawaii.edu

Kate Landgraf, Instructor
Phone: (808) 689-2382
Email: katiebl@hawaii.edu

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