Graduate Certificate in Risk Management Online

Identify current and future potential hazards and design business projects to mitigate risk with the skills gained in the Graduate Certificate in Risk Management program.

Apply By: 1/16/23
Start Class: 1/30/23 Apply Now
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Program Overview

Get details on the Graduate Certificate in Risk Management

Enhance your professional outlook with a career-boosting, 100% online Graduate Certificate in Risk Management from the College of Mount Saint Vincent. With the in-demand capabilities you will develop, you can implement strategies to identify, minimize, and mitigate risk; design and streamline corporate operations; and be a more effective decision-maker.

This Risk Management Certificate is advantageous to all business professionals, particularly those looking to rise in finance, insurance, accounting, auditing, logistics, and the growing field of risk management. With accelerated completion times and several starts each year, you can complete the certification in a matter of months and implement your new knowledge and resources right away.

By completing this graduate certificate, you will be prepared to:

  • Be an effective decision-maker
  • Design workable business processes
  • Identify fraudulent activities
  • Streamline corporate operations
  • Identify current and future risk
  • Create risk-minimizing solutions
  • Implement risk-mitigation strategies
  • Monitor operations to ensure that risks are addressed
  • Be an effective decision-maker
  • Design workable business processes
  • Identify fraudulent activities
  • Streamline corporate operations
  • Identify current and future risk
  • Create risk-minimizing solutions
  • Implement risk-mitigation strategies
  • Monitor operations to ensure that risks are addressed

Career opportunities:

  • Loss Prevention Manager
  • Risk Analyst
  • Underwriter
  • Information Technology Professional
  • Compliance Officer
  • Logistics Operator
  • Auditor
  • Loss Prevention Manager
  • Risk Analyst
  • Underwriter
  • Information Technology Professional
  • Compliance Officer
  • Logistics Operator
  • Auditor

Also available:

The Mount offers multiple online certificates. Explore all of our online certificate programs.

Total Tuition: $6,252
Program Duration: As few as 8 months
Credit Hours: 12
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Tuition

A Graduate Certificate in Risk Management from the Mount makes financial sense

At the College of Mount Saint Vincent, we are committed to providing a high-quality education for less than you would expect. Tuition for the Graduate Certificate in Risk Management is affordable and can easily fit into your budget.

Tuition Breakdown:

Per Credit Hour $521
Total Tuition $6,252

Calendar

Check the schedule for the Risk Management Certificate

The online Graduate Certificate in Risk Management is designed with working adults in mind. We offer multiple start dates and faster course completion time to help you earn your degree when it’s convenient for you.

TermStart DateApp DeadlineDocument DeadlineRegistration DeadlineTuition DeadlineClass End DateTerm Length
Spring 11/30/231/16/231/20/231/25/231/27/233/17/237 weeks
Spring 23/27/233/13/233/20/233/22/233/24/235/12/237 weeks
Summer 15/22/235/8/235/12/235/17/235/19/237/7/237 weeks
Summer 27/10/236/26/236/30/237/5/237/7/238/25/237 weeks
Fall 19/4/238/21/238/25/238/30/239/1/2310/20/237 weeks
Fall 210/30/2310/16/2310/20/2310/25/2310/27/2312/15/237 weeks

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Next Apply Date 1/16/23
Start Class 1/30/23

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Admissions

Find out what you need to enroll in our Graduate Certificate in Risk Management program

The streamlined admission process at the College of Mount Saint Vincent makes it easier to apply and helps you start your academic journey faster. Please read the full admission requirements for the Graduate Certificate in Risk Management.

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
  • Official transcripts
  • Completed application

You must meet the following requirements for admission to the Graduate Certificate in Risk Management online program:

  • Submit online application
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution

Official transcripts and other documents should be sent from the granting institutions to our Office of Admissions.

Email address: [email protected]

Mail address:
Office of Admission
College of Mount Saint Vincent
6301 Riverdale Avenue
Riverdale, NY 10471

Courses

Explore what you will learn in the Graduate Certificate in Risk Management

For the Graduate Certificate in Risk Management online, the curriculum comprises four courses for a total of 12 credit hours.

Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course examines information technology related business risk management and the methodology that includes risk identification, evaluation and response. The course describes the principles of information technology risk management, the responsibilities and accountability for information technology risk, how to build risk awareness, and how to communicate risk scenarios, business impact and key risk indicators. Included in the course is the opportunity to create a business focused, process oriented and measurement driven risk response plan. This course provides a solid foundation for identifying and managing risks through an established process which incorporates cross functional disciplines as well as the design and implementation of efficient but effective internal controls. The course will address all five components of the COSO Framework for evaluating internal controls, namely: the control environment, risk assessment, control activities, information and communication, and ongoing monitoring activities. The skills acquired in this course will enable students to assist businesses in identifying and mitigating critical risks.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course is an introduction to Business Analytics. It covers managerial statistical tools in descriptive analytics and predictive analytics, including regression. Other topics covered include forecasting, risk analysis, simulation, and data mining, and decision analysis. This course provides students with the fundamental concepts and tools needed to understand the emerging role of business analytics in organizations and shows students how to apply basic business analytics tools in a spreadsheet environment, and how to communicate with analytics professionals to effectively use and interpret analytic models and results for making better business decisions. Emphasis is placed on applications, concepts and interpretation of results, rather than theory and calculations. Students use a computer software package for data analysis.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
• Use of Forensic Accounting tools and techniques to review detail transactions to identify control weaknesses and potentially fraudulent activities • Application of IT general computer and application controls to prevent control weaknesses and mitigate risk • Introduction and application of auditing technology (e.g., Data Analytics / Visualization, RPA, AI and Blockchain) • Use of system risk monitoring processes and tools. The course also introduces the many professional opportunities available to forensic accountants. Students enrolling in this graduate course should have a thorough understanding of the business transaction cycle and, at a minimum, a background in both financial accounting and auditing, obtained through either prior course work or professional experience.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Professionals in the business world are often required to perform an in-depth financial review and analysis of a company’s financial statements. Independent study allows the student to explore a topic of interest under the close supervision of a faculty member. The course will include directed readings, applied work, performing a financial analysis of a company, including: trend analysis, fluctuation analysis, and ratio analysis. This project will require the student to review all financial information available for the company to be found in the 10K, Annual Report, Stock Market Company and Industry Research Reports, news releases and other information to be found on their website and other SEC Reports. Eventually, in this course, students have the opportunity to review, grasp, and learn the advanced tools such as various models on financial distress and earning manipulation prediction.
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