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.

Our curriculum

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.

  • 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 – Flood Plain Management
  • EMGT 6635 – Political and Policy Basis of Emergency Management
  • EMGT 6690 – Emergency Management Research Project
  • EMGT 6500 – Donation Management
  • EMGT 6637 – Disaster Mapping
  • EMGT – Business Crisis and Continuity Management
  • FIRE 6632 – Strategic Planning

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.

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