Capitalize on Your Analytics Skills With the Johns Hopkins SAIS MA in Global Risk (Online)
The Johns Hopkins SAIS MA in Global Risk (online) program prepares graduates to gain experience analyzing and addressing real-world scenarios, and the knowledge to fine-tune your analyses with insights from economics, history and political science. Enroll now and join a highly active, international community of more than 230,000 Johns Hopkins alumni.
The Johns Hopkins SAIS MA in Global Risk (online) program prepares graduates to enact change, shape organizational policies, and address some of the world’s most complex problems — ranging from issues like minimizing risk in a global supply chain to guiding response strategies during pandemics and other natural disasters.
Enroll in the program to gain experience analyzing and addressing real-world scenarios, and the knowledge to fine-tune your analyses with insights from economics, history and political science.
Upon graduation, you will also join a highly active, international community of more than 230,000 Johns Hopkins alumni.
Visit our program website to learn more.
In addition to statistical modeling, risk analysis and research methods, the program is designed to strengthen the following knowledge areas:
- Global economics and international trade
- Approaches and frameworks for understanding risk
- Adapting risk management strategies in dynamic environments
- Primary risk management challenges and opportunities in different areas of the world
Graduates of the MA in Global Risk program are specialized in the analysis of diverse aspects of risk across a wide spectrum (political, financial, environmental, military, cybersecurity etc.), the anticipation of consequences, and the evaluation of the appropriate response. As a result, they are well-suited for consultant and data analyst positions as well as management roles in a wide range of environments.
The list below provides a snapshot of some of the places graduates currently work:
- Financial services, including banking, asset management, and insurance
- Consultancies (e.g., political risk, managerial, public affairs, economic risk)
- International agencies such as the United Nations and World Bank
- Government and military agencies
The Johns Hopkins SAIS admissions committee takes a holistic approach to reviewing candidates. All aspects of an applicant’s background will be considered, including their professional and academic history, letters of recommendation and analytical essays.
There is no minimum GPA requirement, and applicants are not required to take the GMAT or GRE for admission.