Management of Risk, Master of Science

30 Credits
The Peter J. Tobin College of Business
Manhattan Campus


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.

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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
(718) 990-1345

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Career Outcomes

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
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Success Story

Joseph Borrino ’90CBA, ’97MBA
A proud graduate of St. John’s Staten Island campus, Joseph Borrino ’90CBA, ’97MBA has enjoyed a unique career. He currently serves as Chief Financial Officer of Jay Z’s Roc Nation, LLC, one of the most successful full-service entertainment companies in the world.