To our prospective students


We recognize that you have some important decisions to make in the coming months regarding your graduate career. In response to the latest government advice regarding travel, the US Embassy closures, and the unprecedented shutdown of testing centers, UConn is exploring all options to best support our prospective students and ease some roadblocks throughout the application process.

Please know that we are here in support of your candidacy for our program. We will continue to admit bright and qualified applicants who will help shape UConn’s vibrant community. We will continue to work with you to answer any questions you may have.

We believe that providing the most updated information and potential options for Fall 2020 is a crucial part of our commitment to you. Please check in with us regularly.

Updates in light of COVID-19


Changes to the Admissions Process:

  –  If you've been affected by GMAT/GRE testing availability please reach out to the program for a waiver.
  –  UConn now accepts Duolingo for English proficiency test
  –  The TOEFL is now available online, visit the ETS site or reach out to

Additional resources:

  –  COVID-19 and Graduate Education
  –  Graduate School FAQs
  –  Latest updates on UConn's response to COVID-19

Certificate in Global Risk Management

This online graduate-level certificate program is designed for working professionals, especially those looking to advance their careers or for career changers, and recent graduates interested in obtaining a certificate to validate their skills and commitment to the highest standard of professionalism and best practices within the risk management profession.

MS in Financial Risk Management

A real-world approach to risk management theory