What is the 4+1 MSFRM Program?

The 4+1 MS in Financial Risk Management Program gives UConn undergraduates the ability to complete a Bachelor's and Master's degree in five years.  UConn undergraduates that pursue a 4+1 MSFRM degree will receive the same education and experience in 12 months as those in the traditional 15-month MSFRM program.

What are the pre-requisites to apply to the 4+1 MSFRM Program?

  • 3.0 minimum cumulative GPA *a 3.0GPA or higher in relevant majors waives GMAT/GRE for students
  • 54 credits completed
  • UConn Business, STEM, or other related major

What are the advantages of the the 4+1 MSFRM Program?

  • Reduced course load: 3 courses waived
  • Reduced cost
  • Specialized Master from a Research I, AACSB Accredited School of Business
  • Starting salary around 94K vs 65K
  • Specialized Career Support through our Risk Management Career Advisors
  • Additional Workshops on important and current topics
  • Engaged Alumni base

Are there scholarships available?

The MSFRM Scholarship committee offers a number of financial awards to admitted students.

4+1 MS in Financial Risk Management Track




If you would like more information or have any questions please contact:
Appointments in Storrs or Hartford:  Appointments in Stamford:
Jose Aponte Laurissa Berk
(860)728-2447 (203)251-8476
Program Administrator Associate Director
Risk Management Programs Risk Management Programs
UConn School of Business UConn School of Business


4+1 MS in Financial Risk Management

A real-world approach to risk management theory