M.S. in Risk Management
Areas of Concentration
Students will choose one of three areas of concentration, each designed to strengthen your core skill sets while broadening your reach across disciplines.
Develops the finance practitioner's knowledge of financial, statistical, and analytical tools to identify, quantify, and mitigate a variety of risk types, and an understanding of GAAP and IFRS accounting rules and the regulatory environment - excellent preparation for the series of CFA exams.
Strengthens the accountant's ability to identify, measure, and manage risk across businesses, specific transactions, and assets and liabilities - satisfies the New York State CPA 150/30 credit requirement for CPA licensure.
Dynamic Financial Analysis Concentration
Enhances the quantitative analyst's financial tools by deeening an understanding of capital markets. Students will design models for a variety of risk management applications, such as risk monitoring, risk aggregation, actuarial models, hedging models, and asset-liability management.