Risk Management

MS

Business interruption, market developments, cyber incidents, natural catastrophes, changes in legislation and regulation, macroeconomic developments, fire and explosion, political risks and violence, loss of reputation or brand value, changing budget priorities, and new technologies are but a few of the reasons why organizations around the globe brace themselves against an era of greater uncertainty. Expand your career advancement potential with the online M.S. in Risk Management degree from Notre Dame of Maryland University. Whether you have experience in business, government, education, non-governmental organizations or non-profits, this program employs a diverse curriculum to enhance your risk analysis skills, regardless of your professional experience. As a student, you’ll explore an original curriculum founded on principles of risk analysis with an outstanding faculty of educators who have years of experience in the field. You will develop expertise in the essentials of risk management, risk assessment and risk communication as you build viable skills for decision-making under uncertainty that are crucial for leadership positions.

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Through each 8-week course, you will receive personal attention from experienced educators who are dedicated to helping you succeed academically and professionally. Upon completion of the program, you’ll have a competitive edge in risk management along with the credentials necessary to succeed as a leader in your organization.

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Through each course, you’ll receive personal attention from experienced educators who are dedicated to helping you succeed academically and professionally. Upon completion of the program, you’ll have a competitive edge in risk management along with the credentials necessary to succeed as a leader in your organization.

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Curriculum

Required Courses

  • RIS 501 Risk Management (3)
  • RIS 502 Risk Assessment (3)
  • RIS 601 Uncertainty (3)
  • ​RIS 602 Quantitative Risk Assessment (3)
  • RIS 603 Risk Communications (3) 
  • RIS 630 Ethics and Risk Governance (3) 
  • RIS 604 Enterprise Risk Management (3) 
  • RIS 605 Decision Making Under Uncertainty (3) 
  • BUS 502 Managing Together (3)
  • BUS 503 Adaptive Leadership (3)

Total credits = 30

RISK MANAGEMENT CAREERS

With the ability to apply the principles of risk analysis to a diverse array of fields and professions, graduates are empowered to become leaders in risk management within their own organizations and communities of practice as:

  •  Decision Makers
  •  Risk Managers
  •  Risk Assessors
  •  Risk Communicators
  •  Chief Risk Officers