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Combined Bachelor's and Master's in Enterprise Risk Management

​ The combined bachelor’s + master’s degree program allows students to complete any bachelor's degree from DePaul University and a Master of Science in Enterprise Risk Management from the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business in as little as five years.

​The combined Bachelor's + Master's degree programs allow students to complete 12 graduate credit hours while still undergraduates. These 12 graduate credit hours will count toward both the undergraduate and graduate degree programs.

​DePaul Undergraduate Degree + Enterprise Risk Management (MS)

The Master of Science in Enterprise Risk Management degree will provide you with the skills necessary to identify and manage the strategic, operational, cyber and financial risks facing firms today. Graduates of the program emerge well-equipped for strategic planning roles that require proactive decisions to manage risks and protect the value of the enterprise for stakeholders.

Admission

This program is available to all DePaul Undergraduates with a strong academic record. For admission to the combined program, applicants will need to provide:

  • A completed application submitted to the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business (application fee will be waived),
  • A current resume/curriculum vitae summarizing their work experience and educational background, no more than 2 pages in length, and
  • A personal statement outlining their personal goals in pursuing the MS degree program, no more than 2 pages in length. 
  • A complete transcript of undergraduate courses.

The admissions committee may require applicants to participate in a personal interview.

Upon admission to the program students will take the following three courses while still enrolled as undergraduate students:

Course Title Quarter Hours
FIN 555FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT4
FIN 562RISK MANAGEMENT4
FIN 565PRINCIPLES OF RISK AND INSURANCE4

Upon successful completion of the undergraduate degree and the three courses above, students complete the Master of Science in Enterprise Risk Management by taking 36 additional credit hours, including 24 hours of required courses and 12 hours of elective courses.

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  • Program of study: MS Enterprise Risk Management – combined bachelor’s + master’s degree program
  • Entry term: quarter after bachelor’s degree completion / full matriculation to Kellstadt
  • Documents waived: GMAT exam, recommendation letters and application fee