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Enterprise Risk Management (MS)


Enterprise Risk Management (MS)

Become a cyber and financial risk management professional

In the Enterprise Risk Management MS program, you’ll gain the tools and skills necessary to identify and manage the strategic, operational, cyber and financial risks facing firms today. This multidisciplinary program incorporates required courses and electives from DePaul's management, finance, accountancy, strategy, and real estate programs as well as the College of Computing and Digital Media.

Tailor the program to fit your career goals with this rich curriculum

  • Examine exposures and risks faced by organizations
  • Understand how the insurance market is structured and regulated
  • Calculate the effects of risks and exposures
  • Analyze corporate governance structures

For international students: this program is a STEM-designated program, which can qualify you to extend your post-graduation stay in the United States.

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A bridge between academia and the industry

Classes take place on DePaul's Loop Campus in the heart of the city’s financial district. Take advantage of the Arditti Center for Risk Management’s deep ties with Chicago’s financial services and banking community, including 11 major Chicago-based banks as member institutions.

Application Deadlines

Enrollment Quarter Domestic Student Deadline International Student Deadline
Fall August 1 July 1
Winter November 1 October 1
Spring March 1 February 1
Summer May 1 April 1

Admission Requirements

Submit an online application, essay, résumé, official transcripts and GMAT/GRE scores.

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Required Courses

You’ll take a total of 12 courses.

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of 2016 business master's degree graduates were in jobs related to their field

Learn risk management from experts

Professor Elijah Brewer conducts research focused on interest rate risk management, the relationship between risk and capital and the effects of derivative usage on commercial banking firms' performance. He is also an assistant vice president for the Economic Research Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, bringing years of practical experience to the classroom.

Alumni Network

Graduates have access to DePaul's extensive finance alumni network that includes executives at some of the nation's largest institutions. Students and alumni have access to DePaul's finance industry-related centers, including the Arditti Center for Risk Management, Center for Financial Services and Driehaus Center for Behavioral Finance.


Graduate school is an investment in your future. Kellstadt awarded more than $3 million to incoming students last year. Learn more about scholarship opportunities available to you.

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Contact Information

For more information about applying, contact the Kellstadt office at (312) 362-8810 or

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