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Risk Management, M.S.

New York Tech's M.S. in Risk Management prepares business professionals for today's dynamic, competitive, global marketplace. Learn to lead change, think strategically in complex business situations, and provide valuable solutions that mitigate risk across entire enterprises. Evening, weekend, and online classes provide working professionals the flexibility to learn more, do more, and make more!

What You’ll Learn

With a strong emphasis on technology and digital solutions, our program focuses on enterprise risk management, going beyond traditional areas of cybersecurity, financial risk, and insurance to spotlight business continuity management, product and market development, human capital and risk management, and legal/regulatory risk management. Designed for practicing professionals and career aspirants, the program can be completed with as few as 30 credits.

Learn to apply principles, organization, and behavioral science theories to practical risk management problems. Case studies, simulations, research studies, and field projects provide opportunities to test and practice this new knowledge. Students often use their organizations as field laboratories for testing, modifying, and applying new practices and techniques.

We also facilitate participation in seminars and conferences sponsored by the School of Management's Centers for Excellence, offering opportunities to develop leadership skills. Graduate assistantships may also be available.


Career Options

  • Cybersecurity expert
  • Employee risk manager
  • Enterprise risk manager
  • Insurance manager/agent
  • Financial advisor/analyst
  • Loss control specialist
  • Risk analyst/manager

“We take risk management beyond its more traditional cybersecurity, financial risk, and insurance aspects by focusing on areas like business continuity; risks associated with product and market development; human capital and risk management; and legal and regulatory risk management.”

Kevin O’Sullivan, D.Sc.

Program Director of M.S. in Risk Management, School of Management

Exceptional experiences.
Outstanding outcomes.






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New York Tech is a Top Performer for Social Mobility among regional universities in the North.

How You’ll Succeed

Recent School of Management graduates speak highly of:

  • the real-world focus of our classes that prepares students to deal with workplace challenges they will encounter on the job.
  • success in developing professional competencies that give them an edge in the marketplace.
  • challenging coursework that encourages entrepreneurial thinking, interdisciplinary solutions, and collaboration that employers require today.
  • high-quality, engaged faculty who are often practicing professionals and share real-world experiences in their classroom.

Moreover, the program aligns with established best-practice priorities, as established by the The Institutes® Risk and Insurance Knowledge Group, including coverage of crisis management, communication, supply chain, the regulatory context, and cash flow/liquidity elements.

International F-1 students who successfully complete this degree are eligible for an additional 24-month STEM OPT extension to work in the U.S. in an area directly related to their area of study immediately upon completing the customary 12-month post-completion Optional Practical Training (OPT).

USNWR Best Colleges in Social Mobility

Top-Tier Ranking

New York Tech is a Top Performer for Social Mobility among regional universities in the North.