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Master of Business Administration - Risk Management

Total Credit Hours: 36-37 | Time to Completion: 24 months* | Tuition: $532 per credit hour**

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 avoid threats, enabling companies to achieve their goals.

That's why risk management is an essential and growing field: the Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that the market for risk managers will grow 16 percent from 2018 to 2028, three times faster than the average for all industries. Risk managers are well paid for their efforts, too: the median salary was nearly $128,000 in 2018.

If you're interested in pursuing this field, Husson University offers a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Risk Management. This graduate program empowers you to gain specialized qualifications for central roles at businesses across multiple industries - and it's available to you completely online. You'll be able to set a schedule for learning that works for you and your life, so you can also focus on work and family and other responsibilities.

In our online MBA with a concentration in Risk Management program, you’ll explore the specialized principles for addressing risks to operational processes and managing a business crisis. Courses span a range of applicable concepts, preparing you to identify, analyze and overcome the threats that companies face. You’ll gain unique knowledge and skills desired by insurance companies, leading corporations and nonprofit organizations.

Ready to pursue your studies in risk management? Apply now or check out the course map below. You can also request more info or speak to an academic advisor.

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*Based on a student taking 6 credit hours per semester **All rates subject to change

Course Map

CORE CURRICULUM (24-25 HOURS)

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

RISK MANAGEMENT ELECTIVES (12 HOURS)

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