Career Opportunities

Graduates of UConn's MS in Financial and Enterprise Risk Management program will have multiple career options and/or advancements available to them.

Some graduates will return to their original positions where they will benefit in terms of enhanced career prospects.

The majority of graduates are expected to move into new jobs as they become more attractive to the risk management and financial services industries.

Students can join and avail themselves of all GARP benefits including use of its career job postings.

We invite all prospective students to review this page and reach out to our career experts for additional information.

ROI Stats*

  • The national median salary for Financial Risk Specialists is $100,006.
  • Top employers recruiting in the US for Financial Risk Analysts include Wells Fargo, USAA, Citigroup, Deloitte, Humana, GPAC, US Bank, and Capital One.
  • Specialized skills include risk analysis, risk management, risk modeling, auditing, financial services, project management, and data analysis.

*According to Lightcast data

FRM graduates from the 2021/2022 academic year have secured meaningful post-graduation roles at a multitude of firms, including, but not limited to: Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, EY, Henkel, Conning, The Hartford, JPMorgan Chase, State Street, UBS, and Credit Suisse.

Career Opportunities


Business Analyst
Financial Analyst
Asset Analyst
Fund Manager
Investment Banking
Private Equity
Hedge Fund


Manager Billing & Revenue
Program Manager Risk Adjustment
Enterprise Risk Management
Compliance Officer


Data Analyst
Model Risk Analyst
Technology Analyst
Quantitative Analyst


Senior Risk Analyst
Risk Associate
Wealth Manager
Credit Risk Analyst
Risk Analyst

Program graduates are also well-prepared for professional positions in:

Investment Banking

Commercial Banking

Central Banks


Asset-Liability Management

Risk Management & Consulting

Primary & Derivative Securities Valuation

Financial Information Systems Management

Securities Trading

Credit Modeling

Collateral Analysis

Portfolio Management

Risk Analysis

Index Options Analysis

Business Analysis