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Why Risk Management at NYU Stern?

The NYU Stern MS in Risk Management is the only premier global degree program of its kind—it is designed for senior level professionals and leverages one of the top ranking finance departments in the world.

MS in Risk Management students will enhance their academic capabilities and credentials in an area of expertise that is fundamental to the sustainable performance of their organizations. They will understand and manage risk from a broad strategic perspective with a focus on enterprise-wide risk management. After completing the program, our graduates are well prepared to follow a career in the challenging field of risk management or to provide critical risk management services.

The MS in Risk Management program is a one year, part-time program divided into five on-site class sessions (modules). This part-time format not only reduces office leave, but also allows students to apply learning in real time, creating a positive impact on job performance immediately. 

NYU Stern is both a top rated business school and one of the world’s leading research institutions. MS in Risk Management students have access to our world renowned faculty, including prolific authors, policy advisors, reformers and Nobel Prize winners. They are experts, not only in risk management, but also in teaching experienced professionals. The MSRM program also draws on a number of additional faculty resources across the disciplines to advise the Strategic Capstone Projects and make special presentations on their areas of expertise.

The NYU Stern experience is a global one. Not only do our students come from diverse international backgrounds, but we also believe in harnessing the energy of global hubs. Two of the five MS in Risk Management modules occur outside of NYU Stern in global rotating locations, allowing students to expand their international network of valuable peers and contacts. Thus, students benefit from exposure to cultures, industries, and companies throughout the world, as well as cross-learning and sharing best practices among their cohorts.

Our highly accomplished and diverse alumni and student body reside throughout the world. Upon completion of the program, graduates will join more than 100,000 Stern alumni working in over 125 countries.