Insurance Education Opportunities

Local degree and certificate programs can provide a head start for a career in the insurance industry.

Whether you are interested in a bachelor’s degree or a professional certificate, there are a variety of concentrations and programs offered around Maryland. Specializations include business administration, risk management, help desk professional, casualty specializations, and more. Local programs are supported by organizations like the Maryland Insurance Commission and the National Association of Insurance Professionals. Some of these schools and organizations will also assist with internships and career placement in the insurance industry in Maryland.

These resources will help you explore career options in the insurance industry.

College Degree and Certification Programs

University of Baltimore

The University of Baltimore is the only college in Maryland that offers an Insurance Degree Program. This concentration helps you gain a further understanding of how insurance operates on both a personal and enterprise level.

  • Program Type: Degree Program
  • Contact the UB Office of Advising at 410-837-4945. 


Community College of Baltimore County

Community College of Baltimore County offers a Fundamentals of Insurance course that enhances students understanding of insurance risk for individuals, businesses, and society.

  • Program Type: 3-Credit Course
  • Call CCBC at 410-840-2222.


Harford Community College

This program trains students to be well-versed in the insurance field by educating them on consultancy, customer service, front-line underwriting, quotations, claims, and agency management systems. Successful completion of these courses gives students the opportunity for employment in the insurance industry.


Wor-Wic Community College

The Fundamentals of Insurance course provides an understanding of insurance risk for individuals, business, and society. Students will learn about insurance policy structure, basic types of policies, analyzing policies, and explore career options.


Hood College

Hood College’s minor program in Actuarial Science is designed to prepare students for the field across a range of industries. Students pursuing this minor often major in business administration, economics, or mathematics.

  • Program Type: Minor
  • Contact James Parson at or 301-696-3208.


Other Opportunities

Many insurance companies and agents offer internship and apprenticeship opportunities. These programs provide high school and college students with a great introduction to the insurance industry.

Maryland Auto Insurance also offers a variety of internship opportunities throughout the year in many of our departments, including Accounting, Actuary, Claims, Human Resources, IT, and Underwriting. Visit our Careers page to learn more.


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