Jim and Gena
Jim Mullins '03 (left) presents a risk management alumni award to Gena Rawlins '05.
Risk Management Major


Illinois Wesleyan is one of very few small universities in the country that offer a complete degree program in the field of risk management, which includes the study of insurance.

Students will benefit from Bloomington’s status as a national insurance center. The city hosts the State Farm corporate headquarters and the COUNTRY Companies Insurance & Financial Services home office, providing excellent internship and post-graduation employment opportunities.

Studying Risk Management at Illinois Wesleyan prepares students for today’s job market, where highly developed analytical and problem-solving skills are in great demand.

Department Website

Risk Management Department

Career Connector

Risk Management Alumni Careers

Juengbo Shim

Dr. Juengbo Shim

Curious about your risk management professors? Learn more about our distinguished risk management faculty.

Sample Four-Year Curriculum

This is just an example four-year plan; your actual schedule can/will deviate from this sample. Your faculty advisor will work with you to match appropriate courses with your interests.

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

May Term

  • Elective or Course for Second Major or Minor

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

May Term

  • Optional 

Once enrolled, all students will have a degree evaluation tool available to them on MyIWU. This will help you determine what courses are required to graduate on time.