Feb 28, 2024  
2023/2024 University Catalog 
2023/2024 University Catalog

Risk Management and Insurance Certificate

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(SIMS Code: 226604)

The risk management and insurance certificate is designed to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to prepare persons to obtain one or more insurance designations such as Associate in Claims (AIC™), Associate in Commercial Underwriting (AU™), Associate in General Insurance (AINS®), Associate in Risk Management (ARM™), Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU®). The certificate will be offered to students who have been admitted to an upper division Fowler College of Business major, and to upper division SDSU students interested in a career in insurance. Non-matriculated students may take the courses on a space-available basis. In order to be admitted to the program, students must have completed 60 units with a minimum GPA of 2.9.

The adviser for the certificate is Dr. Kamal M. Haddad, Department of Finance. Courses may be used for the business major or minor where applicable.


A grade point average of C (2.0) or better must be maintained in certificate coursework.

The certificate in risk management and insurance consists of a minimum of 13 units to include:


* Prerequisite for this course waived for students pursuing the Certificate.

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