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Risk Management, Finance Concentration

The City University of New York

12 months
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855 USD/credit 25650 USD/year
855 USD/credit 25650 USD/year
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About

Leverage your interest in finance with a master’s degree in Risk Management, Finance Concentration at The City University of New York, a field with rapidly growing career possibilities on Wall Street and across every sector.

Overview

Risk Management, Finance Concentration at The City University of New York 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

Courses include:
  • The concentration is designed to give students a solid risk management foundation, including basic risk management skills in math, risk transfer markets, and modeling, plus training in enterprise risk management. 
  • The five graduate-level finance electives will further enhance the student’s financial analysis, accounting, portfolio management, and financial modeling expertise in the area of econometrics. 
  • The curriculum covers a vast majority of the CFA Institute’s body of knowledge and should help students be well prepared to study for and pass the three exams required for the CFA Charterholder professional designation. 
  • The curriculum also covers a vast majority of the Society of Actuaries and Casualty Actuarial Society’s body of knowledge and should help students be well prepared to study for and pass the many exams required for associate or full fellowship in these two societies.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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)
  • An undergraduate bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  • All students should have earned a minimum GPA of at least 3.0 in their undergraduate program in order to apply.
  • All students must submit a copy of their resume with their application.
  • The GMAT may be waived by permission of the program director.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 855 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    25650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 855 USD per credit during 12 months.

Resident: 

  • Full-time - $5,545/semester
  • Part-time - $470/credit

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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