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.

Required Courses (12 courses/36 credits)


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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Course Catalog