Master of Science in Risk & Insurance

An in-demand master’s degree.

Students in the online Master’s in Risk and Insurance program gain the insurance and leadership skills to advance within this growing  industry.

Shape our economic future.

US News Online Grad Program ranking badgeOur 20-month, fully online, cohort-based Master’s in Risk and Insurance (MSRI) program provides the best of both worlds: specialized courses about property and casualty, employee benefits, and the operation of a captive insurance entity, paired with foundational business courses typically offered in an MBA program.

You’ll learn from experienced and accessible faculty who bring years of real-world success to the table. Butler students graduate well prepared to succeed—and quickly advance—in the expanding risk management and insurance industry.

Join a nationally ranked program

U.S. News & World Report ranked the Master’s in Risk and Insurance No. 33 in the nation for online business programs. The rankings compared non-MBA online master’s programs from 211 colleges and universities.

Alumna Jen Blair

“I felt like I was missing the fundamentals of the role: contract negotiations, renewal strategies, and basic accounting,” Blair said. “When I saw the Butler program, I thought, ‘this is exactly what I need.’ It’s a comprehensive course of everything you could touch as a risk manager and a crash course in insurance.”


MSRI alumna Jen Blair