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MSRM Academic Partnerships

The MS in Risk Management Program maintains academic partnerships with the following organizations:

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GARP Academic Provider

The NYU Stern MS in Risk Management Program is registered with GARP as an Academic Provider and Partner for Risk Education.

Testimonial from GARP's Research Head Dr. Chris Donohue:

We are pleased to welcome New York University Stern School of Business’ Master of Science in Risk Management (MSRM) program to the GARP Partnership for Risk Education. Based on a review of the curriculum, we feel that the NYU Stern Business School Master of Science in Risk Management (MSRM) is well-structured and rigorous and will provide students with concrete, relevant skills. Students completing the MSRM program will be well-prepared to face the significant risk management challenges in the financial services industry today.

- Dr. Chris Donohue, MD Head of Research and Educational Programs, GARP

GARP CPE Provider

The Global Executive Education office offers various opportunities for Risk Education. Through Risk Management short courses, MSRM events, and lectures, the MSRM program is an approved provider of continuing professional education (CPE) credits. The MSRM Program has determined that one educational hour is equivalent to one GARP CPE credit hour. If you are a Certified FRM or ERP, please record this activity in your Credit Tracker here. View more information about Risk Management short courses for CPE credit.

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PRMIA Accredited

PRMIA’s Education Committee has formally accredited the NYU Stern School of Business. Upon completion of our MS in Risk Management program, alumni will be eligible for exemption from PRMIA's Professional Risk Manager Certification (PRM™) Exams I and II (minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA to qualify). We are very proud of our ability to offer premiere risk management credentials that distinguish NYU Stern Risk Management alumni in the emerging field of global risk management.

Please see below for a full list of the courses in the MSRM program required to qualify for exemption.

Exam I:

Concepts of Risk Management 1 – Statistical Models
Concepts of Risk Management 2 – Finance Applications
Behavioral Finance – Applications to Risk
Strategic Risk Frameworks 1 – Risk Profiling
Strategic Risk Frameworks 2 – Corporate Finance
Credit Risk Management and Credit Derivatives
Strategic, Sovereign and Reputational Risk
Risk Management in Global Finance

Exam II:

Concepts of Risk Management 1 – Statistical Models
Market Risk, VaR Modeling and RAROC
Topics in Volatility
Credit Risk Management and Credit Derivatives
Risk and Structured Finance