“So much of our work in insurance is about numbers and profitability, but I always remind my students that the industry is really about helping people manage their risks,” said...
Management of Risk, Master of Science
The Master of Science (M.S.) program in the Management of Risk has a special focus on insurance as a tool of risk management but the broader goal of the program is to enable its graduates to finance corporate risk, within the realities of the firm’s environment, in a way that preserves/enhances firm value.Back to top
Admission to the program is competitive. Students need a competitive score on the GMAT or GRE, an undergraduate degree, letters of recommendation, and, to avoid prerequisite requirement, demonstrated adequate knowledge of finance, economics and statistics.
For admission to graduate degree programs contact:
Office of Graduate Admissions, Tobin College of Business
The program will prepare graduates to:
Demonstrate the ability to apply the competencies of the discipline
- Understand the process of how to identify, measure, and manage risk
- Understand how to mitigate and finance loss exposures using alternative risk management techniques
- Understand insurance products and corporate risk management strategies
- Understand decision making for the operation of insurance and related financial service sector firms
- Demonstrate skill producing quality independent research using advanced statistical and simulation tools