NU Online News Service, July 11, 2:01 p.m. – LOMA, Atlanta, says graduates of its Fellow, Life Management Institute designation program can now use FLMI courses and other LOMA courses to earn a bachelor’s degree from Excelsior College in Albany, N.Y.

The college, which is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, is working with LOMA to set up a new Risk Management and Insurance program. Risk management majors can use LOMA courses to get up to 45 credits of the 120 credits needed to earn a risk management degree.

Excelsior College, formerly Regents College, is a private college that was established by the New York State Board of Regents in 1971. The college has no residency requirements, and it is flexible about giving credit for internships and other out-of-classroom learning experiences as well as traditional college classes.

LOMA is a nonprofit group that works to improve insurance industry management and operations.