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Insurance Claim Representative

at Ridgewater College

Program Details

  • Award: Diploma
  • Credits: 32
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

This program provides marketable skills to individuals who seek a career in insurance claim handling. Students will learn to estimate repairs for all types of automotive and building physical damage. Approximately one-third of the program is devoted to instruction unique to the occupation of insurance claim representation, including policy interpretation. A two-week internship will be available to those students with a grade point average of 2.0 (C) or better. Graduates should expect to relocate for employment.

Program Locations

  • Ridgewater College, Willmar 56201

Labor Market Information

  • Auto Damage Insurance Appraisers

  • Median wage: $31.28/hour
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Insurance Underwriters

  • Median wage: $30.01/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Financial Analysts

  • Median wage: $39.05/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Personal Financial Advisors

  • Median wage: $42.31/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • College Business Teachers

  • Median wage: $69,113/year-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
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Ridgewater College
Ridgewater College
2101 15th Ave NW Willmar, MN 56201 Toll-Free: (800) 722-1151 Local: (320) 222-5200 TTY: (800) 627-3529