MS in Enterprise Risk Management

  • Maia  Sciupac Arteaga
    “I knew I was headed for an MBA, but I didn’t want to go to just any business school. I wanted to go to a school that teaches the value of people over profits. I want to be part of a generation of future business leaders that have that vision in mind.” Maia Sciupac Arteaga | Student | Flexible MBA
  • Chester Chambers
    “The Carey Business School Enterprise Risk Management program is about training managers to handle the risk that goes along with running an enterprise. The students who leave this program are much better equipped than a typical MBA and most managers, to be honest with you. ” Chester Chambers | Faculty | MS in Enterprise Risk Management
MS in Enterprise Risk Management

For 139 years, the Johns Hopkins University's research and work has guided society through uncertain times. That same legacy threads through this program as students use the latest analytics tools to study risk from multiple perspectives.



36 credits, 1 year (full-time) / 2 years (part-time)


$64,000 (full-time) / $1,290 per credit (part-time)


$100 Application Fee

$500 Matriculation Fee (Full-Time)

$250 Matriculation Fee (Part-Time)

Inside Look Into MS in Enterprise Risk Management

Program Features

An MS in Enterprise Risk Management degree provides graduates with the tools and knowledge to:

  • Develop a thorough understanding of risk.
  • Protect shareholder value by managing the downside of risk.
  • Position the organization to better leverage the upside of uncertain outcomes
  • Increase supply chain responsiveness and resilience.
  • Effectively communicate across firm boundaries regarding risk management.
  • Develop and implement a crisis management communications plan.
  • Thoroughly assess insurance needs.
  • Develop plans to protect reputation, information, financial assets, and personnel.
  • Improve decision making at all levels of the organization.

The MS in Enterprise Risk Management can be completed full-time at the Carey Business School's Washington, D.C. center, or part-time in either Washington, D.C. or Baltimore. Beginning in fall 2017, the part-time program will also be available online. 

  • The full-time 36-credit MS in Enterprise Risk Management is ideal for those new to the industry or with less than two years of work experience and is designed to be completed in one year. 
  • The part-time 36-credit MS in Enterprise Risk Management is ideal for working professionals with at least two years of experience.

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Sample Curriculum

The full-time, 36-credit MS in Enterprise Risk Management is ideal for those new to the industry or with less than two years of work experience, while the part-time program was created for working professionals advancing in their careers. Both formats are offered at the Carey Business School Washington, D.C. Center, and the part-time format is available in Baltimore.

Beginning in fall 2017, the part-time MS in Enterprise Risk Management will also be available in an online format. Students applying for the online part-time program should review the technology requirements for online students.

The program includes the following courses, but course sequence and availability of specific electives may vary. Students must consult with an academic adviser to ensure that they take courses in the approved sequence.

Business Foundations (18 credits)

  • Business Communication
  • Business Leadership and Human Values
  • Business Law
  • Accounting and Financial Reporting
  • Corporate Finance
  • Information Systems
  • Statistical Analysis
  • Decision Models
  • Operations Management

Functional Core (6 credits)

  • Data Analytics
  • Advanced Business Analytics
  • Simulation and Strategic Options

Enterprise Risk Management Electives (12 credits)

  • Global Supply Chain Management
  • Supplies and Services Contracting
  • Crisis Management
  • Financial Crisis and Contagion
  • Cybersecurity
  • Managing Complex Projects
  • Managing Financial Risk
  • Pricing and Insuring Risks
  • Data Science and Business Intelligence
  • Special Topics in Risk Management
  • Corporate Governance

Students who complete this program between May 2017 and August 2017 are eligible to continue their studies in a complementary new area with Carey's Second Degree Option. More information is available on the Second Degree Option page

Tuition & Fees

For Academic Year 2016-2017

  Tuition Application FEE Matriculation Fee Registration Per Semester Graduation Fee
Full-Time $64,000 (for entire 12-month program) $100 $500 $0 $0
Part-Time $1,290 per credit $100 $250 $0 $0

All fees are nonrefundable. 

  • Late Registration Fee: $250
  • Late Payment Fee: $250
  • Returned Check Fee: $35
  • Payment Plan Termination Fee: $75
  • Delinquent Account Collection Fee: 25% of the outstanding debt

Learn more about the financial assistance available to students.

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