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Risk Management and Insurance, Master of Science

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


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.


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


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