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​​M.S. in Risk Management

Leverage your interest in finance with a Master’s degree or a 12-credit Advanced Certificate in Risk Management, a field with rapidly growing career possibilities on Wall Street and across every sector.

  • Study in a top program that’s affordable—and in close proximity to the world’s capital markets
  • Our graduates go on to careers in major financial institutions as well as industry, government, consulting, assurance, and audit and actuarial services

Risk management isn’t just about insurance and derivatives—it’s a field that is increasingly vital for any business that hopes to control exposure and make strategic decisions about what risks to assume. At Queens College, our job placement rate is exemplary, with virtually all our graduates working in risk management or related fields.

Students looking to register for courses should email
Noelle Ogawa ( with the following information:

-Their name and CUNYFirst ID
-The 4- or 5-digit course code of the class (4 digits for Summer courses; 5 digits for Fall) in which they’d like to be enrolled
-The course (ex: RM701, RM704, etc.)

Please be sure to include all of the points listed above, as incomplete registration requests cannot be processed.

 ​​​​Students can now choose from a variety of concentrations: 
Finance, Accounting, or Actuarial Studies

Entering Graduate Students:
Please apply here for Queens College Foundation Master's Scholarships by April 1, 2021​

Queens College Foundation Master's Scholarship:

Available to: Full- and part-time matriculated students demonstrating exceptional scholastic ability who begin their Master’s program in the Fall 2021 semester. Full-time students awarded the scholarship must take a minimum of 9 credits per fall and spring semester of their first year. Part-time students must take a minimum of 6 credits per fall and spring semester to be considered eligible. International students must take a minimum of 9 credits per fall and spring semester for eligibility.

Award Amount: Scholarships are $5,000 for both full-time and part-time students.

Deadline to apply: April 1, 2021. Successful applicants will be notified by May 1.

Application Process: Please fill in the application information below and submit.

NOTE: You must also have submitted a complete application for admission to the Queens College Graduate Admissions Office by April 1 in order to be considered for these scholarships.

​Why pursue Risk Management at Queens College?

  • Our faculty are practitioners and thought leaders.
  • Many Classes are Hybrid with some of the work done online in lieu of in-person meetings
  • Evening classes so you can complete your master’s degree without putting your career on hold.
  • Take advantage of networking opportunities, enrichment programs and a dedicated career counselor.
  • Gain exposure to leading-edge software and tools, like: Bloomberg, Moody's iESG, VBA, R, and Python programming

If you are a current undergraduate student at Queens College who would like to take graduate courses to earn an Advanced Certificate in Risk Management while earning your Bachelors degree, see:​
As an alternative to the 30-credit M.S., you can earn a 12-credit Advanced Certificate in Risk Management which gives you exposure to the growing area of Risk Management.

To learn more about this program, download our brochure, or contact us.



 Office Information


Our Office has moved to Kissena Hall
Noelle Ogawa is in the office
from 12:00-5:00

Program Director:
Cara Marshall, PhD
See office hours and make appointment:

Kissena Hall 309
(718) 997-5387

Program Assistant:
Noelle Ogawa
Kissena Hall 310
(718) 997-5507



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