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)