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Risk Management and Insurance, Master of Science

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

Overview

The Master of Science (M.S.) program in Risk Management and Insurance 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.

Department Faculty

Please see a list of our School of Risk Management, Insurance and Actuarial Science faculty.

Courses

Admission

Application Requirements
All applicants must possess a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution or the international equivalent prior to enrollment at the graduate level. In addition to the application form and non-refundable application fee candidates should submit the following:

  • Statement of professional goals and resume which can be uploaded as part of the  application for admission
  • Official transcripts from all undergraduate, graduate and professional schools attended. International Applicants to programs in Accounting and Taxation must have a Graduate Admissions evaluation completed by AEQUO.
  • Official GMAT or GRE scores, taken within the last five years
  • Two letters of recommendation, obtained from professional or academic references
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS scores are required for applicants whose native language is not English

For additional information, please contact:

The Peter J. Tobin College of Business
Office of Graduate Admission
8000 Utopia Parkway
111C Bent Hall
Queens, NY 11439
718-990-1345
TobinGradNYC@stjohns.edu

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