MS in Business Analytics and Risk Management

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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 in our newly STEM-designated MS in Business Analytics and Risk Management program.

Details

Length:

36 credits, 1 year

Tuition:

$68,900 per year

Fees:

$100 Application Fee

$500 Matriculation Fee

Inside Look Into MS in Business Analytics and Risk Management

Program Features

The MS in Business Analytics and 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 Business Analytics and Risk Management can be completed full-time at the Carey Business School's Washington, D.C. center.

Starting Fall 2019, our MS in Business Analytics and Risk Management full-time program is STEM-designated, offering an Optional Practice Training (OPT) benefit that allows international students to stay in the U.S. for an additional 24 months.

Learn more about STEM OPT eligibility.

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MS in Business Analytics & Risk Management Full-Time Curriculum

The full-time, 36-credit MS in Business Analytics and Risk Management 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.

Descriptions for the following courses can be found in the JHU Student Information System Course Search.

The curriculum below is for students entering in the program in Fall 2019. Current students should refer to the handbook for their curricular requirements and course information. 

 

Business Foundations Core (18 credits)

  • Accounting and Financial Reporting
  • Business Analytics
  • Business Communication
  • Business Leadership and Human Values
  • Corporate Finance
  • Information Systems
  • Marketing Management
  • Operations Management
  • Statistical Analysis 

Functional Core (6 credits)

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

Electives (12 credits)

Quantitative Electives
(Students choose at least 2 courses, 4 credits)

  • Big Data Machine Learning
  • Continuous Time Finance
  • Customer Analytics
  • Data Science and Business Intelligence
  • Pricing & Insuring Risk
  • Retail Analytics

General Electives
(Students choose up to 4 courses, 8 credits)

  • Business Law
  • Contract Analysis & Design
  • Corporate Governance
  • Crisis Management
  • Cybersecurity
  • Enterprise Risk Management Frameworks
  • Financial Crises and Contagion
  • Global Supply Chain Management
  • Insurance and Risk Management
  • Managing Complex Projects
  • Managing Financial Risk
  • Supply and Service Contracting

Tuition & Fees

For Academic Year 2018-2019

Full-Time

tuition application fee matriculation fee registration per semester graduation fee
$68,900* $100 $500 $0 $0

*cost reflective of entire 12-month program
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.

How to Apply

Discover all you need to get started with your Carey application. Visit our How to Apply page to learn more about the process, requirements, and more.

Requirements:

  • Transcripts
    • Official transcripts from all U.S. schools must be sent electronically. All U.S. transcripts must be from an accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Please visit your school’s website to request an official transcript and be sent electronically to carey.admissions@jhu.edu Please note that transcripts are required from all schools where 15 or more transfer credits were earned. Final transcripts must show the degrees you have earned. An admission decision may be delayed if you do not send transcripts from all colleges/universities attended.
    • If your school does not participate in an electronic transcript submission system, send official sealed transcripts to the address below:
      • Johns Hopkins Carey Business School
        Office of Admissions
        100 International Drive
        Baltimore, MD 21202
  • Resume
  • 2 Essays
  • One letter of recommendation
  • GMAT/GRE scores - requirement varies by program.
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores for non-native English speakers. A waiver request form can be found on the online application.

Start your application

For more information, please contact us at carey.admissions@jhu.edu or 410-234-9220.

Deadlines

  Round 1 Round 2 round 3
Application Deadline October 31, 2018 January 9, 2019 April 3, 2019
Carey Decision Date December 18, 2018 March 5, 2019 May 2, 2019
Deposit Deadline January 16, 2019  March 28, 2019 May 23, 2019

Find more information about our program deadlines.

Career After Graduation

Our Career Development team is committed to providing opportunities for you to build professional skills and competencies that are essential for success in the career search. 

Graduates of the MS in Business Analytics and Risk Management have gone on to start or advance their careers in operations and logistics. Employers have included:

  • Apple
  • General Motors
  • IBM
  • International Monetary Fund
  • Johns Hopkins Medicine
  • Proctor & Gamble
  • Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC)
  • U.S. Department of Defense

The most recent MS in Business Analytics and Risk Management career data is available here.

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