Admission and Program Requirements

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Certificate in Quantitative Enterprise Risk Management

Elizabeth Rozell, Graduate Program Director
Glass Hall, Room 223, Phone: 417-836-5616

Elizabeth Reger, Graduate Program Coordinator
Glass Hall, Room 223 Phone 417-836-5616
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Program description

The graduate certificate in Quantitative Enterprise Risk Management provides a 12 hour in-depth graduate-level experience in the area of Risk Management and insurance.

Admission process

Admission to the certificate program requires all of the following:

  1. The candidate should have a bachelor's degree and meet minimum admission criteria for the Master of Business Administration program.
  2. All course work must be approved by the MBA Program Director.
  3. EMBA students must have a program of study approved by the Director of the EMBA program.

Required courses - 12 hours total

Choose 4 courses (12 hours) from the lists below:

Required courses - 9 hours

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
FIN 787 Seminar in Derivatives 3 hrs
RMI 620 Risk Modeling and Analytics 3 hrs
RMI 630 Risk Transfer 3 hrs

Complete one1 additional course from the following:

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ITC 748 Principles of Information Security 3 hrs
ITC 760 Foundations of Cybersecurity 3 hrs
FIN 681 Professional Financial Planning 3 hrs
FIN 682 International Financial Management 3 hrs
FIN 686 International Financial Statement Analysis 3 hrs
FIN 689 Management of Financial Institutions 3 hrs
FIN 698 Financial Research & Portfolio Management 3 hrs
RMI 785 Advanced Topics in Risk Management and Insurance 3 hrs
RMI 792 International Education Abroad in Risk Management and Insurance 3 hrs
RMI 795 Domestic Education Abroad in Risk Management and Insurance 3 hrs

1 If a student already completed the corresponding 500-level course of a 600-level course from the list, they may not take the 600-level course.

GPA requirement

Students must have a 3.00 GPA on all coursework used toward the certificate.  No course with a grade of C- or below can be used for the program.