MBA - Risk Management

  • Total Credit Hours: 36
  • Time to Completion: 12 - 24 months*
  • Tuition: $532 per credit hour**

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Program Overview

Risk is a standard part of business, but organizations can take steps to minimize and prevent potential impacts. Risk managers lead these efforts, offering the expertise to forecast and avoid threats, enabling companies to achieve their goals. Now, Husson University offers an MBA in risk management online. This program empowers you to gain specialized qualifications for central roles at businesses across industries.

In our online MBA in risk management program, you’ll prepare for roles that are more than essential; they’re in high demand. 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. Plus, this field offers considerable financial security, as the median salary was nearly $128,000 in 2018.

Through this graduate program, you’ll gain unique knowledge and skills desired by insurance companies, leading corporations and nonprofit organizations. What’s more, pursuing your master’s degree in risk management online offers a learning experience that is flexible and rewarding.

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Admission Requirements

The following is required for admission to the online MBA in risk management program:

  • Completed application
  • Official transcripts of all previous college work
  • One letter of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose essay
  • A leveling course for non-business degree holders; waivers of this course may be available to MBA transfers as well as those who have terminal degrees or professional experience.

Applying to join Husson University’s MBA in risk management online is streamlined and efficient. Our online application guides you through each step of the process. You can also save your partially completed application at any time and finish it later. Husson accepts up to six transfer credits for graduate degree programs.

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Course Map

While earning your MBA in risk management online, 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.

Core Curriculum [24 hours]

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


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 [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

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*Based on a full-time student transferring six credits.
**All rates are subject to change.