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  • 2/19 Lunch & Learn: MS in Financial Risk Managemen

    Join advisors and faculty for FREE lunch to learn about the 4+1 Master of Science in Financial Risk Management Program.


    Why pursue a UConn FRM degree?

    o All companies, public institutions and individuals deal with risk on a daily basis -the FRM curriculum teaches students how to successfully identify, mitigate and manage various types of risk.
    o STEM-designated program (benefits international students)
    o Strong UConn reputation and alumni base throughout the financial industry
    o Top faculty and dedicated FRM team focused on student/alumni success throughout program and beyond
    o Ranked as the #1 Financial Risk Management program according to the TFE Times
    o Annual re-evaluation of curriculum, offerings, services, sessions and workshops to stay current with trends in market
    o Experiential Learning/Capstone Project – opportunity to use theory in practical applications/projects from financial institutions, banks, hedge funds, insurance companies, etc.
    o Opportunity to participate in various student team competitions against other schools and also in the Student Managed Fund (SMF)
    o Scholarships available
    o Prepares you to be better financial industry professionals

    How can UConn FRM further a student’s career?
    o 100% placement for domestic students, over 80% for international students
    o Majority of students complete CFA Level 1 and some Level 2 while still in program
    o Students will have learned requisite knowledge to succeed in obtaining FRM designation
    o $94K average annual salary for graduates (about $30K difference between BS and MS degree)
    o “Hot” and growing field – many job opportunities at top firms, including Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan, Morgan Stanley, BlackRock, Credit Suisse, Deloitte, PwC, State Street Bank, Barclays, Discover, Bridgewater, KPMG, etc.
    o Pathway to executive and management opportunities


    Wednesday, February 19th


    School of Business Board Room (321)



    For more information, contact: Jose Aponte at

If you have any questions, please contact Economics Advising Office at 860-486-3022.