Certificate in Risk Management

In just one year, you can earn the credential you need to help your organization mitigate risk with the online graduate-level Certificate in Risk Management from Notre Dame of Maryland University. This program is grounded in the global experience and knowledge of risk analysts and experts in their fields, including program director Dr. Charles Yoe, an internationally recognized authority on risk analysis. Offered entirely online in a highly interactive environment with faculty and fellow professionals from around the world, this program will help you learn the qualitative and quantitative risk assessment techniques that focus on dealing effectively with the uncertainty you encounter in your professional life.

  • 100% online
  • Strong partnerships with local businesses
  • Rolling admission and multiple start dates

Potential Careers

  • Risk analyst
  • Risk manager
  • Risk management consultant
  • Risk control supervisor
  • Director of corporate risk management
  • Chief risk officer


Risk Management Course Requirements (18 credits)
  • RIS-501 Risk Management (3)
  • RIS-502 Risk Assessment (3)
  • RIS-601 Uncertainty (3)
  • RIS-602 Quantitative Risk Assessment (3)
  • RIS-603 Risk Communication (3)
  • RIS-630 Ethics and Risk Governance (3)

Admissions Requirements

The Certificate in Risk Management is a non-degree, graduate-level program. In order to be approved for this program, students need to submit the following:

  • Completed form
  • Completion of bachelor’s degree – transcripts needed for verification of degree received
  • Cumulative grade point average of 3.0

Due to the nature of the program, students should have substantive professional experience that lends itself to developing risk expertise. Students should possess strong mathematical/quantitative skills, as evidenced in previous coursework. International students would need a strong command of the English language as indicated by an official TOEFL score (550 or higher).

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Tuition And Financial Aid

  • Tuition: $500 per credit*
  • Registration/Technology Fee (nonrefundable): $130 per term

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