Risk Management (Post-Baccalaureate Certificate)


This Online Graduate Certificate in Risk Management empowers leaders to become risk managers who can identify, assess, and evaluate risks and then formulate options for strategically avoiding or prudently taking risks to achieve the objectives of an organization. The program consists of six well-designed online courses offered in one academic year.

Program Locations

The training choice of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

As a result of our program being grounded in the global experience and knowledge of risk analysts and experts in their fields, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has chosen and repeatedly utilized the NDMU Certificate in Risk Management program to train its members.

What Makes Our Program Unique

Many of our students are working professionals looking to acquire new skills to meet their employers' growing need for risk management.

You can elect to prepare a portfolio of risk products and to design course exercises to meet the needs of your current organization.

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Student Outcomes

At the completion of the certificate program, you will be able to: 

  • Provide thoughtful, evidence-based approaches to reduce vulnerability;
  • Minimize risk to achieve organizational goals;
  • Acquire the knowledge and skills most in demand for careers in this growing field; and
  • Serve as a risk manager, risk assessor or risk communicator.

Note: This is not a risk management certification program.

Study at NDMU Online



RIS-501 Risk Management (3)
RIS-502 Risk Assessment (3)
RIS-601 Uncertainty (3)
RIS-602 Quantitative Risk Assessment (3)
RIS-603 Risk Communication (3)
RIS-630 Ethics and Risk Governance (3)

Total credits = 18