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Build a career in leading the identification, analysis and management of risks for companies and organizations

Master of Business Administration - Risk Management

Quick Facts

Total Credit Hours: 36-37
Time to Completion: 24 months*
Tuition: $548 per credit hour**

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Master of Business Administration - Risk Management

Every business takes risks. Understanding those risks and the impact they can have can help a company stay on top. Risk managers offer their expertise to forecast and mitigate threats, enabling companies to achieve their goals.


Prepare for a career in risk management

  • Flexible online classes with 24/7 access
  • 7-week courses
  • Accredited by IACBE

online-mba-risk-management-sm.jpgOur fully online Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Risk Management will enable you to identify, analyze and evaluate potential risks in organizations of all types. You’ll explore the specialized principles for addressing risks to operational processes and managing a business crisis. Through this program, you’ll gain the knowledge, skills and qualifications for central roles at businesses across multiple industries.

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Why Husson Online

Start When You’re Ready

Multiple start dates and no set class times or locations


Experiential Education

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Personalized Academic Support

Reach your goals with our online academic support


Accredited Programs

All of our programs meet standards for quality


Career Outlook

Job Growth. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) estimates that the demand for risk managers will grow 15% through 2029, three times faster than the average for all occupations.


Median Salary. The national median salary for risk managers was $109,000+ in 2020, according to


Diverse Opportunities. With an MBA in Risk Management, your skills will be employed in wide variety of industries from finance to insurance and healthcare to retail.

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An affordable education to help you increase your earnings potential


Financial Aid

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Transfer Credit

Earn up to 90 credits toward your degree


Courses you will take:

Studies span a range of applicable concepts preparing you to identify, analyze and overcome the threats that companies face with courses like crisis management, global strategic management, corporate risk management, to name a few. With a minimum 36 credit hours, you’ll earn your MBA in Risk Management. Reach out today if you’d like more information or if you would like to speak with an enrollment counselor. 

2022 Start Dates

July 5

Fall, Term 1
September 5

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BA 500 MBA Fundamentals:* 1
BA 600 Research Methods: 3
BA 601 Managerial Economics: 3
BA 602 Managerial Accounting: 3
BA 605 Management Communications: 3
BA 625 Global Strategic Management: 3
BA 643 Strategic Change Management: 3

*Required for students with undergraduate degrees in fields other than business.

Choose one of the following:

BA 620 Financial Management: 3
BA 703 Financial Management in Healthcare Organizations: 3

Choose one of the following:

BA 621 Marketing Management: 3
BA 712 Strategic Management for Nonprofit Organizations: 3

Choose four of the following:

BA 750 Fundamentals of Risk Management: 3
BA 751 Employee Benefits: 3
BA 752 Crisis Management: 3
BA 753 Corporate Risk Management: 3
BA 754 Strategic Selling: 3
BA 799 Topic/Risk Management Elective: 3

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*Based on a student taking 6 credit hours per semester **Rate effective May 1, 2022. All rates subject to change. Please see Cost and Aid for more information.

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Bangor, Maine 04401