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Degree Requirements

​The MS Enterprise Risk Management program (MSERM) will consist of 12 courses, distributed amongst the four areas of risk management: strategic, operational, cyber, and financial.  Students entering the Master of Science in Enterprise Risk Management (MSERM) program are expected have the level of knowledge in accounting, economics and quantitative analysis that is equivalent to ACC 500, GSB 420, and ECO 555, respectively. 

Students complete the Master of Science in Enterprise Risk Management by taking nine core courses and three elective courses in addition to the program prerequisites.  Based on previous course experience as an undergraduate or graduate student and in consultation with the Chair of the Department of Finance, these prerequisites can be waived for entering students.

Core Courses (9 required courses)

Elective Courses (3 courses)

Please choose three elective courses from the following: 

Degree Requirements

  • Satisfactory completion of the college residency requirement.
  • Satisfactory completion of the nine required course and three elective courses.
  • All courses for credit toward the degree must be completed within six calendar years after the candidate's first term of enrollment in the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business.  After a lapse of six years a course is expired.  An expired course is not acceptable for the purpose of satisfaction or degree requirements and is not applicable to the degree without the written approval of the director of the program or the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business. 

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