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M.S. in Risk Management

Application Procedure

Applications for the Fall 2014 will be accepted starting January 2, 2014.  

April 1, 2014 - Early Deadline. (If accepted Students are permitted to register for Summer courses.)

May 1, 2014 - Extended Deadline. (If accepted students will not be permitted to register for Summer courses.)

Materials that need to received by May 1st are the application, essay, transcript, and resume. Scores and recommendation letters will be accepted after this date.

Applications received after May 1st may be considired at the discretion of the admissions committee. 

To apply please visit the Queens College Office of Graduate Admissions website for an online application.

Admission is for the fall semester only but students may defer their start date to the Spring Semester.

The following admissions requirements are relevant to all students applying to each of the three M.S. in Risk Management degrees and constitute minimum criteria.  Meeting the criteria does not guarantee acceptation to the program.   

1. An undergraduate Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university.
2. GMAT (The GMAT may be substituted by GRE, LSAT, MCAT, selected actuarial exams, CFA exam, or CPA exam.)
3. Three letters of Recommendation. (Academic and/or Professional)
4. For international students, a minimum TOEFL score of 600 (paper-based) or 250 (computer-based) or 100 (internet-based). This may be waived for students holding a degree from a US college or university with permission of the director.
5. 500 word essay describing your interest in the Program.
6. Interview by request (For students
living outside the region, an interview will be conducted by SKYPE.)

In addition, relevant work experience will strengthen an applicant's prospect for admission.  


Additional Resources:

Office of Graduate Admissions

Graduate Bulletin and Course Description

Tuition and Fees/Bursar

Health Services

Financial Aid Office (FAO)

International Students and Scholars Office (ISSO)































 Office Information

Powdermaker Hall, Room 331
(718) 997-5507

Professor Diane Coogan is available by appointment.  Please contact Elvira Casper ( to set up an appointment.

Office Hours:
Tuesday 1:00pm-2:30pm
Wednesday 12:00pm-3:00pm 
Extended application date for fall admissions is now May 1, 2014.
Materials that need to be received by May 1st are the application, essay, transcript, and resume. Scores and recommendation letters will be accepted after this date.
Applications received after May 1st, may be considered at the discretion of the admissions committee.


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