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Interested in a career in insurance but you're not sure where to start?

The following website will allow you to see the different opportunities that exist in the insurance industry:

Insurance Brokers Association of Canada is the national trade organization that brings together and represents the 11 regional and provincial associations of Property and Casualty (P&C) insurance brokers in Canada.  These associations represent approximately 35,000 insurance brokers in virtually every community across the country.

The following information provides links and contacts for courses that are offered at various institutes across Western Canada. These programs are designed to assist you in obtaining the Insurance Institute of Canada's professionally recognized CIP and FCIP designations:


Insurance Institute of Canada

The Insurance Institute of Canada is the professional education arm of the general insurance industry in Canada. It is a non-profit association of 39,000 individual members employed in the general insurance industry including insurance and reinsurance companies, brokerages, agencies, adjusting firms, and employers of risk managers. Explore the site to find regional institutes in your area.

MacEwan University - Edmonton

Claim a great career in Insurance and Risk Management at MacEwan University, a growing profession with a 100 percent graduate placement rate. This diploma is offered at an accelerated pace, so you can complete the program in 13 months. In addition to earning a diploma, MacEwan's Insurance and Risk Management program prepares the student to write the Insurance Institute of Canada national exams toward the Chartered Insurance Professional designation.

Mount Royal University - Calgary

The Risk Management and Insurance Minor  within the Bachelor of Business Administration provides a unique combination of theoretical knowledge and work experience. You will gain the necessary skills and knowledge needed to launch a successful career in insurance.

University of Calgary

Students have access to a two-year specialization in Risk Management and Insurance (RMIN) within the Bachelor of Commerce program of the University of Calgary Haskayne School of Business. This program provides 7 of 9 required courses to obtain the CIP designation.