Risk management is one of the fastest growing career fields worldwide. Now JWU is preparing you to become a leader in this $100 billion-a-year industry with a Bachelor of Science degree in Risk Management.
“The industry has really outpaced our perception of what risk management is,” says Jeffrey Senese, JWU's vice president of Academic Affairs.
“In the past decade, higher-level security positions have grown fourfold.” Growing IndustrySince 9/11, the demand for risk management professionals has risen dramatically. Government agencies and businesses of all sizes face information theft, fraud, computer hacking, economic espionage, workplace violence and terrorism concerns.
Risk management professionals prevent these crimes before they happen. They provide executives with strategies to protect to protect people, property and assets from outside threats. JWU’s program gives you advanced training in this changing field.
Career-Focused Education“Most risk management programs offer a liberal arts base with a few risk management courses,” Senese says. “Our program is based in management and risk, with a strong foundation in forensic accounting and network security.” You'll build the skills private companies and government agencies look for, emerging from the program with an essential understanding of both business operations and risk management, financial data savvy and experience with networked environments.
“You graduate with an integrated skill set,” Senese adds, "which is much better for career progression.” Higher-Level Management Training JWU’s program prepares you to manage risk and security operations for healthcare organizations, private companies and government agencies, particularly at the federal level, like the Transportation Security Agency (TSA) and Capitol Security.
Major corporations, Senese explains, have massive organizational structures and need directors who can manage a large team. “This is a management degree, first and foremost,” Senese says. “We’re training you to lead.”