Online Graduate Curriculum in Emergency Management
A nationally renowned master’s degree, that’s 100% online
Designed for working professionals in emergency management and related fields, our Master of Science in Emergency Management focuses on disaster preparedness, mitigation, response, and recovery. Courses include topics such as the social effects of different disaster types, the role of the emergency manager in disasters, and disaster preparedness in the public and private sectors.
As a student in the program, you will be part of a graduate education experience relevant to your career and convenient to your schedule.
This exciting 36-credit M.S. in Emergency Management prepares you for the challenges and opportunities which lie ahead in this ever-changing and important field. We pride ourselves on providing a degree rooted in practical, hands-on education through class projects, teamwork, research and discussions.
And completing your Master’s in Emergency Management won’t interfere with your busy schedule. Our online courses are offered year-round so you can finish your emergency management masters in two years without even setting foot on campus.
As part of the Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences, the M.S. in Emergency Management integrates diverse academic perspectives to provide a comprehensive and professional understanding of the Emergency Management field. What you learn in the virtual classroom will be brought to life by integrating theory with real-world applications. Through active discussions and carefully developed exercises, you will engage in a dynamic learning community with your instructors and fellow students.
Our 36-credit online master’s program covers a broad curriculum of theories and research methods relevant to Emergency Management. Courses are offered in 6 to 7.5 week terms, and provide students with a solid foundation for success.
Required Courses (12 courses/36 credits)
- EMGT 6601 – Principles of Emergency Management
- EMGT 6602 – Principles and Practices of Hazard Mitigation
- EMGT 6603 – Catastrophe Readiness and Response
- EMGT 6604 – Holistic Disaster Recovery: Creating a More Sustainable Future
- EMGT 6624 – Social Dimensions of Disaster
- EMGT 6628 – Emergency Incident Management
- EMGT 6610 – Disaster Response Operations and Management
- EMGT 6630 – Food Plain Management
- EMGT 6635 – Political and Policy Basis of Emergency Management
- EMGT 6690 – Emergency Management Research Project
- EMGT 6500 – Donation Management
- EMGT 6670 – Disaster Mapping