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Risk Management, Accounting Concentration, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

About

Risk management isn’t just about buying 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.

Why pursue Risk Managemen​​t at Queens College?

  • Our faculty are practitioners and thought leaders
  • Classes meet in the evening, so you can complete your master’s degree without putting your career on hold
  • Choose from three areas of concentration: Finance, Accounting, or Dynamic Financial Analysis
  • Take advantage of networking opportunities, enrichment programs, leading-edge software, and a dedicated career counselor

Programme Structure

The concentration is designed to give students a solid risk management foundation, including basic risk management skills in finance, math, risk transfer markets, and modeling plus training in enterprise risk management. The five graduate-level accounting electives will further enhance the student’s accounting expertise as it relates to tax, audit, communications, and business law. The curriculum satisfies New York state’s 150-hour education requirement for the CPA and provides students with a differentiated skill set to complement their core professional skills.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • 2 letters of recommendation, resume, official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions, and a 500-word essay
  • GMAT (Candidates also may submit scores from the GRE, LSAT, or MCAT exam, or one exam from the CFA, CPA, or SOA/CAS exam series in lieu of the GMAT)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    805 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 805 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    805 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 805 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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