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Master’s Degree in Systemic Risk

Understand the theory and practice of managing systemic risk

This year-long, specialized program gives early- and mid-career employees of central banks and other major regulatory agencies exposure to leading ideas in macroprudential policy, financial crisis management, global financial regulation, monetary economics, crisis communications, and central banking.

Janet Yellen

Learn from top finance scholars and experienced central bank practitioners. Prepare yourself to take on positions of ever-increasing responsibility within the financial stability function of your nation’s economy.

Our curriculum

Join a global community of scholar-regulators that will benefit you and your institution throughout your career and draw on the expertise of the Yale Program on Financial Stability, chaired by former treasury secretary Timothy Geithner.

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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. 

Tuition & Financial Aid

We work with prospective and admitted candidates and will continue to advise you on post-graduation loan repayment, fellowship programs, & loan forgiveness.

Tuition & Financial Aid

Our community

Nik Adlina Nik Mokhtar ’23

“I was attracted to the opportunity to learn directly from faculty with distinguished careers in central banks, and as I’ve moved through the program, the combination of a syllabus catered to central banks and the option to customize my elective courses has only confirmed my choice to study at Yale SOM. ”

Nik Adlina Nik Mokhtar ’23, Senior Supervisor, Bank Negara Malaysia (Central Bank of Malaysia)

The student experience

Become a student at SOM, a citizen of Yale, and a part of the New Haven community.

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Connect with the pathbreaking Yale Investments Office, as well as major asset management firms that have Yale ties, and see how the leaders in the field operate.

Community at Yale SOM

Yale SOM Students

Your days will be spent studying—both in Evans Hall and across the beautiful Yale campus—and exploring everything New Haven has to offer.

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Life in New Haven

As part of Yale University, you'll be among leading thinkers and teachers, as well as a cohort of fellow students pursuing excellence across fields of study.

Our connection to Yale

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Yale SOM Students

As part of our mission, we engage with the problems afflicting our world—notably issues of discrimination, bias, and equity—and seek to build a community that achieves and celebrates diversity.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion at Yale SOM

We believe the most impactful leaders always weigh both sides of the ampersand in our mission—business and society.

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