Rhode Island Department of Business Regulation: Division of Insurance Regulation #dbr, #business, #businesses, #business #regulation,


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State of Rhode Island: Department of Business Regulation

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Division of Insurance Regulation: Consumers

General Information

  • Consumer Alerts
  • InsureU – a Public Education Program to Assist Consumers with Information about Insurance Issues
  • The VA’s Insurance Team – Insurance information specifically for active Servicemembers, Veterans, and their families
  • Consumer Information Source (CIS) – Information about insurance companies consumers can use BEFORE purchasing insurance
  • Access to Public Records Form
  • Office of Health Insurance Commissioner
  • Licensed and Approved Insurance Companies
  • Financial Information – Rhode Island Domestic Insurance Companies
  • For Information on Service of Process
      • Domestic Companies
      • Insurance Regulation 114 – Service of Process Upon Insurance Companies

  • Industry Alerts
  • Insurance Bulletins
  • Insurance Enforcement Actions
  • Insurance Regulations

Automobile Insurance

  • Consumers Guide to Auto Insurance
  • Uninsured Motorists:
    If you are involved in an accident with an uninsured motorist, please contact the Financial Responsibility Unit at the Division of Motor Vehicles at 401-462-5709.
  • Market of Last Resort – If you are unable to secure automobile insurance coverage through the voluntary market, please contact the RI Automobile Insurance Plan at 401-946-2600 for assistance.
  • Fraud Reporting: To report suspected automobile insurance fraud, please contact the RI Auto Theft and Fraud Unit at 401-444-1155.

Homeowners Insurance

  • Consumers Guide to Homeowners Insurance
  • Disaster Preparedness Tips and Consumer Alerts for Homeowners and Renters
  • Home Inventory Checklist
  • State of RI Emergency Management Agency (Disaster Assistance, Flood Insurance and Prepare Now!)
  • For questions on applying for federal assistance and aide contact: Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
    at 800-621-3362 or to apply for disaster assistance online at www.fema.gov
  • For questions on obtaining flood insurance, what to do before, during and/or after flooding, or to report flood claims (for property owners who purchased a flood policy) contact: National Flood Insurance Program
    (NFIP) at 800-638-6620; www.floodsmart.gov
  • United Way: 2-1-1: For Disaster or Emergency Service Information
  • Market of Last Resort – If you are unable to secure property insurance coverage through the voluntary market, please contact the RI Joint Reinsurance Association at 800-851-8978 for assistance.
  • Lead Liability – For questions on mitigation of properties in accordance with the Lead Hazard Mitigation Act, please contact the RI Housing Resource Commission at 800-570-0768 or http://www.hrc.ri.gov/index.php
  • Fraud Reporting: To report suspected arson, please contact the RI State Fire Marshall at 401-462-4200.

Long Term Care Insurance

Life Insurance and Annuities

  • Deferred Annuities Buyers Guide
  • Life Insurance Consumers Guide
  • NAIC Life Insurance Policy Locator Service – Helping connect consumers to life insurance policies they didn’t know their deceased family members had.

Medical Malpractice

  • Market of Last Resort – If you are unable to secure medical malpractice insurance coverage through the voluntary market, please contact the Medical Malpractice Joint Underwriting Association of RI at 401-369-8245 for assistance.

Workers Compensation Insurance

Health Insurance

Please also see the website of the Office of the Health Insurance Commissioner (OHIC) at
www.ohic.ri.gov


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Master of Accountancy

Overview

The MAcc program provides candidates with greater breadth and depth of knowledge in accountancy than is possible in the baccalaureate program. The program is designed to meet the increasing needs of business, government, and public accounting. Students entering the MAcc program must already have the equivalent of an undergraduate degree in accounting from an AACSB-accredited school. The program may also be structured to satisfy the requirements to sit for the CPA examination in Florida.

Program Structure

Students who have the equivalent of an undergraduate major in accounting at USF (including 21-24 hours of upper-level accounting coursework taken within the last five years from an institution with AACSB accreditation), are required to complete 30 hours of coursework. The majority of the coursework (24 hours) is devoted to the study of accounting. The remaining six hours consist of study in other areas of business, including economics, entrepreneurship, finance, and information systems/decision sciences. These six hours are selected by the student in consultation with the MAcc Program advisor. At least 70 percent of the coursework must be at the 6000 level.

The MAcc curriculum has a set of two required, common core accounting courses. Students may elect a concentration in either tax or audit/systems (12 hours of coursework). If students do not wish to select a concentration, they have the option to follow the generalist track. The sequencing of courses in this track will be determined in consultation with the MAcc advisor.

Courses

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Master of Science in Management

The College of Business at Austin Peay offers an online Master of Science in Management.

The program is designed for students with a bachelor’s degree in any field and offers fast-track terms that last just 8-weeks. Convenient online courses enable students to balance graduate studies with work and personal commitments, with an option to graduate in 12 or 24 months.

Through the Management program, students gain the business knowledge they need to succeed with exceptional business and leadership preparation for students with little or no business experience. Students attending full-time can complete the program in one year.

The M.S.M. offers an opportu nity to continue or pursue a career in fields such as corporate finance, entrepreneurship, healthcare management, healthcare system improvement, human resource management, international business, leadership, marketing, project management, risk management, strategies for sustainability, and technology management.

The Management program is offered completely online through the Ft. Campbell campus and admits for Ft. Campbell Spring 1, Summer 3 and Fall 1 terms.

Admission Requirements

Required Application Materials

  • Application for admission
  • $45 application fee
  • Official transcripts from all colleges
  • Official acceptable GMAT scores*
  • Military documents, if applicable
  • Admission decision by department

The Management program is administered entirely online and admits in the Spring 1, Summer 3, and Fall 1 terms through the Ft. Campbell campus. Readmit students must contact the program director/advisor before submitting application. Only complete admission files will be referred to the department. All admission decisions are made by the Management department. To be admitted, applicants should meet the following minimum admission requirements:

  • Cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.5
  • Bachelor’s degree, conferred in any field, from a regionally accredited institution
  • Receipt of admission from the Management department selection committee

*Acceptable admission index score calculated as: (Undergraduate GPA x 200) + Total GMAT Score ≥ 950

*Students with an overall cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.5 or greater or with a master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution may submit an Entrance Exam Waiver , for approval by the department, to waive the GMAT requirement.

International Admission Requirements

To view graduate programs available to international students, refer to the Graduate Programs for International Students page on the College of Graduate Studies website. Dependent upon program and/or visa status, additional graduate admission requirements must be met. Please refer to the Admission Requirements for International Students page on our website for detailed information and forms that may be required. All admission documents must be received and processed before selection committee review.

Regular Admission will be granted to applicants who have met all entrance requirements. To be granted conditional admission, unofficial transcripts and entrance exam scores may be submitted until the official documents are received by Graduate Admissions. If official documents are not received as prescribed in the current Graduate Bulletin all classes will be dropped. Denied admission status will be granted to applicants who do not meet the regular or conditional criteria for admission to the program.

What do Master of Science in Management Graduates do after college?

The Master of Science in Management offers an opportunity to continue or pursue a career in fields such as:

  • Corporate finance
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Healthcare management
  • Healthcare system improvement
  • Human resource management
  • International business
  • Leadership
  • Marketing
  • Project management
  • Risk management
  • Strategies for sustainability
  • Technology management