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All candidates for admission to the Master’s Degree in Systemic Risk program must first be nominated by a qualified institution. 

Admissions Requirements

  • Nomination letter from a qualified institution*
  • Video interview
  • GRE or GMAT
  • Statement of interest
  • Undergraduate degree in economics, finance, statistics, or a related field

* Nomination letter will include a statement verifying your employment status with the qualified institution; a comment on your qualifications for the program; and a guarantee that you will be able to return to the institution after the completion of the program. Although the applicant is not required to receive financial sponsorship from its institution to be admitted to the program, nominating institution is encouraged to include a statement describing any financial sponsorship it may be providing for the applicant. 
Qualifying institutions include central banks and other major regulatory agencies with a mandate to manage systemic risk. It also includes private institutions that has systemic risk in their business agenda.

How to Apply

The online application for the Class of 2021 is now live and can be accessed here. If you have any questions, please contact us at  somsysrisk@yale.edu .


Yale is proud of its strong commitment to equal opportunity and accessibility to all candidates from any part of the world who show great academic and personal promise. We extend our holistic application review to all students without regard to citizenship or immigration status.

DACAmented and UnDACAMented, Yale Office of International Students & Scholars


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