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Insurance Sales Agents

Insurance sales agents help families, individuals and companies choose appropriate insurance policies for protecting their lives, health and property. In the event of a loss, they also help their clients settle their insurance claims. They sell one or more types of insurance including life, health, long-term care, disability, and property and casualty.

Most insurance agents specialize in property and casualty or life and health insurance, although a growing number of "multiline" agents sell all lines of insurance. Sample job titles include insurance agent, insurance broker and underwriting sales representative. In addition, some insurance agents are self-employed.

The Internet has made obtaining quotes and processing applications easier and faster. The Internet has also made it easier for insurance agents to take on more clients. Due to the Internet people are increasingly getting insurance quotes from a company's web site and then directly contacting the company to buy insurance policies. This practice typically decreases the amount of time insurance agents spend looking for new clients.

Increasingly, insurance sales agents are providing their clients financial analysis and advice for minimizing risk. These services include estate planning, retirement planning and help in setting up pension plans for companies. These agents may become licensed to sell variable annuities, mutual funds and other types of securities. This practice is common among life insurance agents that already sell annuities, however many property and casualty insurance agents also sell financial products.

Captive agents are those that work exclusively for one insurance company. Independent insurance agents or brokers represent several insurance firms and help their clients select the insurance company that offers the best rate and coverage.

Property and casualty insurance agents sell insurance policies that provide protection to individuals and companies from financial loss resulting from fire, theft, storms, automobile accidents and other events that can damage property. Regarding businesses, property and casualty insurance policies can also cover product liability claims, injured workers' compensation or medical malpractice claims.

Life insurance agents sell insurance policies that pay beneficiaries when a policyholder dies. Life insurance agents also sell annuities that provide a retirement income.

Health insurance agents sell health insurance polices that cover the cost of medical care and also the loss of income due to injury or illness. They may also sell long-term and short-term disability insurance policies. Health insurance agents may also sell dental insurance.

Responsibilities

  • Find new clients
  • In an event of a loss, help clients settle insurance claims
  • Explain features and the advantages and disadvantages of various polices
  • Stay current on issues concerning their clients
  • Customize insurance programs to meet the needs of individual customers
  • Obtain data about financial resources from prospective clients
  • Make sure policy requirements are fulfilled
  • Calculate premiums and establish a payment method
  • Inspect property and decide if it is a good insurance risk
  • Prepare reports and maintain records

Job Characteristics

Some insurance agents work alone or with just a few other people. Some independent agents or brokers spend some of their time traveling to meet with clients or investigate claims. Most insurance agents determine their own work schedule and often work in the evening and during the weekends in order to accommodate their client's schedules. Most agents work 40 hours per week and some agents work much longer.

Employment Outlook

The Bureau of Labor Statistics has forecasted a 12 percent employment growth for insurance sales agents between 2008 and 2018 which is about as fast as average for all occupations. Sales of health insurance, long-term care insurance and financial planning services designed specifically for senior citizens are expected to significantly increase as the population ages. In addition, insurance carriers are relying more on independent agents and brokers.

In 2008 the median annual earnings of wage and salary insurance sales agents was $45,430. The highest paid 10 percent earned more than $113,930. In addition, many independent agents only receive commissions. Agents that are employees of an agency or an insurance carrier may be provided only a salary, or salary plus a commission or salary plus a bonus. In general, commissions are the most typical form of compensation, particularly for experienced agents.

Education, Certification, and Licensing

Many companies and independent agencies seek candidates that have a college degree, particularly applicants that have majored in finance, economics or business. Some companies hire those with a high school diploma if they have proven sales ability. Experienced agents typically provide some training to new agents.

Many colleges provide courses in insurance and a few schools provide a bachelor's degree in the subject. In addition, knowledge of popular software packages has become important since computers allow agents to quickly get information on a wide array of financial products.

All agents that are involved in soliciting, selling or negotiating insurance are required to have a state issued license. Licensure requirements vary by state but they usually include some insurance related coursework along with passing several exams. Insurance agents that want to sell securities and other financial products need to acquire the proper licenses.

Numerous organizations provide professional designation programs that certify an agent's experience in specialties, including property and casualty insurance, health, life and financial consulting.

Resources

Major Employers

The top employers are insurance agencies and brokerages. Insurance carriers also provide jobs.

Schools for Insurance Sales Agents are listed in the Browse Schools Section.

Metro Areas Sorted by Total Employment for:
Insurance Sales Agents

Listed below are metro areas sorted by the total number of people employed in Insurance Sales Agents jobs , as of 2016

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

     
Metro Area (Alabama) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Birmingham 2690 $56,650
Hoover 2690 $56,650
Mobile 470 $48,020
Huntsville 400 $37,160
Montgomery 350 $48,160
Fairhope 230 $44,220
Daphne 230 $44,220
Foley 230 $44,220
Florence 160 $48,280
Muscle Shoals 160 $48,280
Decatur 130 $56,760
Tuscaloosa 120 $59,510
Dothan 110 N/A
Auburn 110 N/A
Opelika 110 N/A
Anniston 80 N/A
Oxford 80 N/A
Jacksonville 80 N/A
Gadsden 80 N/A
     
Metro Area (Alaska) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Anchorage 440 $44,810
Fairbanks 100 $52,620
     
Metro Area (Arizona) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Scottsdale 7370 $38,270
Mesa 7370 $38,270
Phoenix 7370 $38,270
Tucson 730 $35,240
Lake Havasu City 110 $31,510
Kingman 110 $31,510
Flagstaff 100 $35,110
Prescott 90 $37,690
     
Metro Area (Arkansas) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Conway 960 $44,900
North Little Rock 960 $44,900
Little Rock 960 $44,900
Hot Springs 210 $39,200
Jonesboro 90 $40,240
Pine Bluff 50 $29,750
     
Metro Area (California) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Anaheim 16170 $57,040
Long Beach 16170 $57,040
Los Angeles 16170 $57,040
Oakland 5950 $70,300
Hayward 5950 $70,300
San Francisco 5950 $70,300
Carlsbad 3240 $51,070
San Diego 3240 $51,070
Arcade 2690 $74,450
Sacramento 2690 $74,450
Roseville 2690 $74,450
Arden 2690 $74,450
Riverside 2270 $43,710
Ontario 2270 $43,710
San Bernardino 2270 $43,710
San Jose 1130 $73,180
Sunnyvale 1130 $73,180
Santa Clara 1130 $73,180
Ventura 940 $60,390
Oxnard 940 $60,390
Thousand Oaks 940 $60,390
Fresno 840 $51,840
Lodi 700 $48,800
Stockton 700 $48,800
Santa Barbara 370 $59,150
Santa Maria 370 $59,150
Santa Rosa 350 $57,490
Bakersfield 310 $34,300
Watsonville 310 $53,460
Santa Cruz 310 $53,460
Modesto 260 $57,010
Vallejo 240 $39,170
Fairfield 240 $39,170
Visalia 230 $42,270
Porterville 230 $42,270
Redding 220 $44,380
Chico 200 $51,610
Arroyo Grande 200 $68,080
San Luis Obispo 200 $68,080
Paso Robles 200 $68,080
Salinas 140 $62,080
Merced 130 $52,960
Corcoran 110 N/A
Hanford 110 N/A
Yuba City 80 $69,750
Napa 70 $88,560
Madera 60 N/A
El Centro N/A $52,030
     
Metro Area (Colorado) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Aurora 4660 $48,980
Denver 4660 $48,980
Lakewood 4660 $48,980
Fort Collins 440 $47,210
Boulder 440 $50,980
Grand Junction 140 $38,390
Pueblo 140 $40,800
Greeley N/A $47,410
Colorado Springs N/A $47,630
     
Metro Area (Connecticut) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
East Hartford 3780 $60,300
West Hartford 3780 $60,300
Hartford 3780 $60,300
Stamford 1120 $65,510
Norwalk 1120 $65,510
Bridgeport 1120 $65,510
New Haven 770 $55,920
Waterbury 70 N/A
Danbury N/A $51,770
     
Metro Area (Delaware) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Dover 110 $59,900
     
Metro Area (Florida) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Fort Lauderdale 9850 $57,250
West Palm Beach 9850 $57,250
Miami 9850 $57,250
Tampa 5310 $57,780
Clearwater 5310 $57,780
St. Petersburg 5310 $57,780
Orlando 4520 $50,620
Sanford 4520 $50,620
Kissimmee 4520 $50,620
Jacksonville 2430 $59,290
Cape Coral 920 $50,790
Fort Myers 920 $50,790
North Port 870 $49,640
Bradenton 870 $49,640
Sarasota 870 $49,640
Lakeland 700 $47,990
Winter Haven 700 $47,990
Tallahassee 610 $46,270
Melbourne 550 $49,870
Palm Bay 550 $49,870
Titusville 550 $49,870
Deltona 480 $44,040
Ormond Beach 480 $44,040
Daytona Beach 480 $44,040
Immokalee 400 $52,650
Naples 400 $52,650
Marco Island 400 $52,650
Brent 390 $49,120
Pensacola 390 $49,120
Ferry Pass 390 $49,120
Ocala 370 $43,190
Destin 320 $49,300
Fort Walton Beach 320 $49,300
Crestview 320 $49,300
Gainesville 300 $52,960
Port St. Lucie 300 $86,560
Sebastian 190 $52,740
Vero Beach 190 $52,740
Punta Gorda 140 $36,700
Panama City 100 $58,570
Homosassa Springs 90 $47,420
Sebring 60 N/A
     
Metro Area (Georgia) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Roswell 7550 $48,520
Sandy Springs 7550 $48,520
Atlanta 7550 $48,520
Macon 650 $38,320
Savannah 560 $56,390
Athens 300 $46,990
Clarke County 300 $46,990
Gainesville 240 $37,830
Albany 180 $46,870
Dalton 170 $30,740
Warner Robins 150 $55,400
Rome 100 $46,270
Valdosta 80 $19,890
Brunswick 60 $30,030
     
Metro Area (Hawaii) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Urban Honolulu 800 $59,460
Lahaina 90 $54,920
Wailuku 90 $54,920
Kahului 90 $54,920
     
Metro Area (Idaho) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Boise City 650 $59,140
Coeur d'Alene 220 $37,540
Idaho Falls 100 N/A
Pocatello 90 $36,010
     
Metro Area (Illinois) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Bloomington 320 $56,570
Rockford 290 $49,140
Springfield 290 $57,090
Urbana 170 $43,060
Champaign 170 $43,060
Marion 110 $32,530
Carbondale 110 $32,530
Danville 50 $53,520
Decatur 40 $41,240
Kankakee 40 $47,070
Peoria N/A $47,500
     
Metro Area (Indiana) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Indianapolis 4200 $51,870
Anderson 4200 $51,870
Carmel 4200 $51,870
Fort Wayne 680 $45,270
Bloomington 460 $36,190
Kokomo 170 $67,670
West Lafayette 160 $37,860
Lafayette 160 $37,860
Goshen 120 $30,370
Elkhart 120 $30,370
Columbus 110 $30,520
Terre Haute 110 $75,060
Muncie 80 $38,790
Michigan City 70 $41,570
La Porte 70 $41,570
     
Metro Area (Iowa) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
West Des Moines 2000 $51,670
Des Moines 2000 $51,670
Cedar Rapids 510 $48,030
Cedar Falls 430 $39,300
Waterloo 430 $39,300
Iowa City 340 $37,890
Dubuque 270 $40,430
Ames 100 $45,090
     
Metro Area (Kansas) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Wichita 470 $47,490
Topeka 260 $52,010
Lawrence 110 $49,170
Manhattan 100 $35,330
     
Metro Area (Kentucky) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Lexington 530 $50,130
Fayette 530 $50,130
Bowling Green 210 $39,500
Fort Knox 40 $37,170
Elizabethtown 40 $37,170
Owensboro N/A $39,790
     
Metro Area (Louisiana) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
New Orleans 2100 $44,600
Metairie 2100 $44,600
Baton Rouge 1150 $45,160
Lafayette 760 $32,240
Shreveport 480 $34,590
Bossier City 480 $34,590
Lake Charles 300 $35,650
Monroe 280 $39,070
Houma 210 $32,130
Thibodaux 210 $32,130
Alexandria 180 $39,570
Hammond 120 $40,010
     
Metro Area (Maine) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Portland 870 $42,750
South Portland 870 $42,750
Bangor 110 $42,050
Auburn 90 $44,590
Lewiston 90 $44,590
     
Metro Area (Maryland) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Baltimore 3940 $54,570
Towson 3940 $54,570
Columbia 3940 $54,570
Lexington Park 60 $52,070
California 60 $52,070
     
Metro Area (Massachusetts) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Barnstable Town 160 $52,920
Pittsfield 80 N/A
New Bedford N/A $95,920
Gardner N/A $106,640
Leominster N/A $106,640
     
Metro Area (Michigan) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Dearborn 4470 $53,520
Detroit 4470 $53,520
Warren 4470 $53,520
Grand Rapids 2010 $46,290
Wyoming 2010 $46,290
Lansing 510 $48,850
East Lansing 510 $48,850
Flint 310 $47,740
Ann Arbor 300 $41,000
Portage 290 $50,550
Kalamazoo 290 $50,550
Saginaw 260 $48,820
Niles 150 $49,200
Benton Harbor 150 $49,200
Jackson 130 $47,620
Muskegon 110 $51,480
Battle Creek 100 $38,100
Bay City 90 N/A
Monroe 30 $49,260
Midland N/A $41,810
     
Metro Area (Minnesota) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
St. Cloud 210 $52,380
Rochester 150 $64,450
Mankato 60 $44,760
North Mankato 60 $44,760
     
Metro Area (Mississippi) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Jackson 980 $49,550
Pascagoula 360 $45,150
Biloxi 360 $45,150
Gulfport 360 $45,150
Hattiesburg 150 $34,620
     
Metro Area (Missouri) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Springfield 550 $36,150
Columbia 530 $54,290
Joplin 190 $37,310
Jefferson City 180 $43,840
     
Metro Area (Montana) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Billings 230 $61,530
Great Falls 150 $39,390
Missoula 130 $70,120
     
Metro Area (Nebraska) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Lincoln 550 $53,260
Grand Island 210 N/A
     
Metro Area (Nevada) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Paradise 2310 $46,410
Henderson 2310 $46,410
Las Vegas 2310 $46,410
Reno 580 $51,680
Carson City 60 $47,270
     
Metro Area (New Hampshire) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Manchester 410 $52,670
     
Metro Area (New Jersey) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Trenton 610 N/A
Hammonton 170 $48,290
Atlantic City 170 $48,290
Ocean City 110 $46,720
     
Metro Area (New Mexico) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Albuquerque 710 $44,610
Santa Fe 110 $47,960
Las Cruces 90 N/A
Farmington 50 $42,580
     
Metro Area (New York) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Niagara Falls 1560 $46,500
Cheektowaga 1560 $46,500
Buffalo 1560 $46,500
Albany 1120 $74,650
Schenectady 1120 $74,650
Troy 1120 $74,650
Syracuse 790 $57,500
Utica 250 $53,680
Rome 250 $53,680
Binghamton 200 $59,470
Kingston 90 $49,860
Ithaca 60 $45,830
Glens Falls 60 $52,420
Fort Drum 60 $60,830
Watertown 60 $60,830
Elmira 40 $50,260
Rochester N/A $59,240
     
Metro Area (North Carolina) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Raleigh 1750 $53,860
Greensboro 790 $50,640
High Point 790 $50,640
Winston 530 $51,470
Salem 530 $51,470
Wilmington 390 $55,230
Asheville 350 $47,350
Durham 280 $43,660
Chapel Hill 280 $43,660
Fayetteville 230 N/A
Morganton 230 $47,230
Hickory 230 $47,230
Lenoir 230 $47,230
Burlington 180 $33,350
Greenville 140 $36,010
New Bern 140 $39,450
Jacksonville 130 $35,930
Goldsboro 110 $39,070
Rocky Mount 80 $40,350
     
Metro Area (North Dakota) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Bismarck 190 $38,410
     
Metro Area (Ohio) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Elyria 3900 $46,610
Cleveland 3900 $46,610
Columbus 3170 $48,920
Akron 870 $41,800
Dayton 720 $57,320
Toledo 600 $61,280
Canton 420 $46,680
Massillon 420 $46,680
Springfield 140 $54,740
Lima 130 $30,320
Mansfield 110 $44,500
     
Metro Area (Oklahoma) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Oklahoma City 1920 $38,690
Tulsa 1440 $45,730
Lawton 70 $73,220
     
Metro Area (Oregon) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Salem 360 $39,780
Eugene 360 $40,510
Medford 240 $49,150
Redmond 180 $33,750
Bend 180 $33,750
Albany 130 $46,860
Grants Pass 70 $44,700
Corvallis 60 $58,250
     
Metro Area (Pennsylvania) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Pittsburgh 3110 $60,530
Harrisburg 750 $51,560
Carlisle 750 $51,560
Wilkes 610 $45,770
Barre 610 $45,770
Hazleton 610 $45,770
Scranton 610 $45,770
Lancaster 450 $51,970
Hanover 380 $40,000
York 380 $40,000
Erie 290 N/A
Reading 230 $64,750
Williamsport 220 $59,750
Johnstown 130 N/A
State College 120 $37,540
East Stroudsburg 100 $39,530
Altoona 80 N/A
Lebanon 70 $40,820
Chambersburg 50 $44,820
Waynesboro 50 $44,820
Gettysburg N/A $47,750
     
Metro Area (Puerto Rico) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Caguas 1610 $30,560
Carolina 1610 $30,560
San Juan 1610 $30,560
Ponce 140 $24,140
Isabela 100 $25,150
Aguadilla 100 $25,150
Mayag�ez 100 $25,340
Arecibo 90 $31,590
     
Metro Area (South Carolina) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Columbia 1930 $48,760
Mauldin 1400 $35,220
Greenville 1400 $35,220
Anderson 1400 $35,220
Charleston 790 $42,020
North Charleston 790 $42,020
Florence 300 $31,720
Spartanburg 250 $35,790
Beaufort 180 $37,670
Hilton Head Island 180 $37,670
Bluffton 180 $37,670
Sumter 80 $44,460
     
Metro Area (South Dakota) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Sioux Falls 700 $56,880
Rapid City 290 $50,120
     
Metro Area (Tennessee) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Murfreesboro 3960 $44,660
Franklin 3960 $44,660
Davidson 3960 $44,660
Nashville 3960 $44,660
Knoxville 1000 $39,950
Johnson City 170 $38,320
Jackson 110 $50,470
Cleveland 90 $37,910
Morristown N/A $42,410
     
Metro Area (Texas) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Dallas 10970 $46,430
Fort Worth 10970 $46,430
Arlington 10970 $46,430
Houston 7310 $43,260
The Woodlands 7310 $43,260
Sugar Land 7310 $43,260
San Antonio 4870 $44,110
New Braunfels 4870 $44,110
Austin 2120 $44,750
Round Rock 2120 $44,750
El Paso 580 $37,370
Amarillo 530 $53,520
Brownsville 520 $22,100
Harlingen 520 $22,100
Lubbock 510 $47,820
McAllen 480 $40,940
Edinburg 480 $40,940
Mission 480 $40,940
Corpus Christi 390 $35,490
Tyler 300 $34,560
Port Arthur 260 $45,400
Beaumont 260 $45,400
Longview 250 $35,220
Temple 230 $44,770
Killeen 230 $44,770
Laredo 190 $37,960
Wichita Falls 160 $32,830
Waco 160 $64,730
Abilene 150 $30,640
Midland 120 $33,770
Denison 100 $46,200
Sherman 100 $46,200
Bryan 50 N/A
College Station 50 N/A
Victoria 50 N/A
San Angelo N/A $35,760
     
Metro Area (Utah) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Salt Lake City 1890 $50,940
Clearfield 660 $36,740
Ogden 660 $36,740
Orem 490 $37,660
Provo 490 $37,660
St. George 110 $35,170
     
Metro Area (Vermont) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
South Burlington 340 $50,060
Burlington 340 $50,060
     
Metro Area (Virginia) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Richmond 3020 $52,150
Roanoke 410 $39,980
Lynchburg 330 $38,950
Charlottesville 250 $47,410
Radford 120 $48,990
Blacksburg 120 $48,990
Christiansburg 120 $48,990
Harrisonburg 90 $52,510
Waynesboro 60 $38,750
Staunton 60 $38,750
     
Metro Area (Washington) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Tacoma 4860 $51,020
Seattle 4860 $51,020
Bellevue 4860 $51,020
Spokane 930 $43,440
Spokane Valley 930 $43,440
Tumwater 300 $46,160
Olympia 300 $46,160
Richland 230 $38,970
Kennewick 230 $38,970
Yakima 210 N/A
Bellingham 180 $38,360
Mount Vernon 170 $36,740
Anacortes 170 $36,740
Bremerton 140 $41,020
Silverdale 140 $41,020
Wenatchee 110 N/A
Longview 90 $37,150
Walla Walla 60 $44,820
     
Metro Area (West Virginia) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Charleston 430 $33,090
Morgantown 130 $39,020
Beckley 90 $36,510
Vienna 70 N/A
Parkersburg 70 N/A
     
Metro Area (Wisconsin) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
West Allis 2200 $76,020
Waukesha 2200 $76,020
Milwaukee 2200 $76,020
Madison 1380 $51,750
Green Bay 780 $45,760
Appleton 430 $54,310
Eau Claire 230 $36,180
Wausau 180 $44,160
Janesville 150 $37,510
Beloit 150 $37,510
Neenah 140 $51,750
Oshkosh 140 $51,750
Racine 130 N/A
Fond du Lac 130 $65,870
Sheboygan 100 $83,990
     
Metro Area (Wyoming) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Cheyenne 100 $42,500
Casper 80 $36,940

Career Stories (Job Profiles) for Insurance Sales Agents

To find out more about building a career as Insurance Sales Agents, we spoke with professionals in the field across a variety of specialties. Learn about their experiences on the job, the steps they took to complete their education, and what it takes to excel in this industry. Click the link to see a story.

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Insurance Sales Agents

Industries representing at least 1% of total jobs for the occupation.

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

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Insurance 312,110 96% $45,520
Office Services And Staffing 3,340 1% $39,400
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  • A Los Angeles-based private college offering programs in medical sciences, legal studies, and graphic design since 1985.
  • Has weekend programs, including certified  veterinary technology, nurse assistant, and hemodialysis technician.
  • Showcases visual communication students’ artwork and design through campus magazine.
  • 3 campuses in Southern California.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
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Programs
  • Master of Governmental Accounting (Online)
  • Ranked among the Best Business Schools in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Ranked the #1 Public MBA program in the NYC region in 2014 by the U.S. News and World Report.
  • Educates about 4,500 undergraduate and graduate students per academic year at two campuses in New Jersey as well as five satellite locations in New Jersey and Singapore.
  • The only public university in New Jersey in the Association of American Universities (AAU), a group comprising of North America’s 63 leading research universities.
Programs
  • Bachelor of Arts in Business - Organizational Leadership
  • Ranked among the 2015 Best National Universities by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Designated as a Military Friendly School every year since 2012 by Victory Media.
  • Offers credit for prior learning and experience through assessment tests.
  • Provides a short term Leadership Certification program in partnership with EQUIP®.
  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association (NCA).
Programs
  • Certificate - Business Office Administration

You can advance your career with a degree from Charter College Online. We offer several Associates and Bachelors degrees in the business, health care, accounting and legal fields. Our accelerated programs are designed to help you complete your degree as quickly as possible. We offer year-round classes and flexible scheduling - study anytime from anywhere. We help students get not only with the technical skills necessary for success, but also job search and placement assistance so you can find new opportunities after graduation.

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Numbers in parentheses are counts of relevant campus-based schools in the state; online schools may also be available.

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