Take your next step, without even stepping outside

Our Master of Science in Emergency Management program was the second such program offered in New England and is designed to focus on disaster preparedness, mitigation, response, and recovery.  In addition, the program offers courses on the social effects of different disaster types, the role of the emergency manager in disasters, and disaster preparedness in the public and private sectors.

  • Become a leader. Learn to manage disaster preparedness, mitigation, response, and recovery with research-based principles.
  • 100% online. Classes are completely on your schedule, and each takes just 6 to 7.5 weeks to complete.
  • One course per term. Only one course is required per term for maximum work-life balance.
  • The University of New Haven is a recognized leader in this field, and a master’s degree from the University of New Haven strengthens your resume. The University of New Haven’s program is also one of the few master’s degrees that fully aligns with FEMA guidelines.
  • Design an Emergency Response Plan. You will create your own Emergency Response Plan, for organizations and government entities, as part of the University of New Haven’s master’s degree.

Click here to start your application. No GRE or GMAT is required.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) the field of emergency management is one of the fastest growing career fields. Emergency management directors/specialist occupations are projected to grow the fastest, with an expected 22% total increase from 2008-2018.
The median annual earnings for Emergency Managers is $59,770 per year with the top 10% percent earning over $107,810.
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1/2 price tuition for all sworn police officers and firefighters

The University of New Haven is proud to offer a 50% tuition discount on our Lee College graduate degrees to all sworn police officers and firefighters.
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Join our impressive group of alumni

The University of New Haven graduates are putting their knowledge into action for employers nationwide, including:

  • FEMA
  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • Branford Fire Department
  • Gaylord Hospital
  • CT Department of Emergency Management and Homeland Security
  • Yale-New Haven Hospital
  • Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Sikorsky Aircraft

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