The career change you’re looking for could be closer than you imagined. While the insurance profession requires advanced skills and some special knowledge, there is a wide selection of educational and training programs to assist you in making that transition.
How much training you need depends on what field of insurance you are targeting, and the number of required skills you already possess. To gauge your interests and skills, take the Insurance Career Survey, a short survey to help you identify possible career paths.
Taking Your Professional Skills Forward
Ohio colleges and universities are continually adding training and degree programs to help meet the growing demand for skilled insurance professionals. Whether you need a few course offerings to earn a certification, or a new college degree, furthering your education in insurance has never been more convenient or affordable.
Check out the insurance educational programs currently available in Ohio.
Certification or Degree?
After years in the workforce, a certification might be the best match for you, providing the flexibility to enter the workforce immediately. If not, a two- or four-year degree could enable you to move up in an organization, or work in a highly specialized field of the insurance business.
Certification: If you have the skills and background to match your desired career path, you might qualify for a professional certification that will tell a potential employer you have the necessary skills. Certifications can be obtained through programs at Ohio community colleges, as well as accredited insurance industry resources
Click here to learn more about Ohio certification programs.
Degree: A more traditional approach would be a two- or four-year degree program at one of the Ohio colleges or universities.
Click here to explore Ohio colleges and universities that offer specialized insurance degrees.