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Emergency management degree programs

Emergency management degree programs are becoming more available in universities and schools across the United States. You can now find accredited programs for homeland security degrees and emergency management certificate programs as well, including undergraduate and graduate degree options.

With the educational training you can build toward a career as an emergency program manager or director, emergency preparedness instructor, emergency operations center chief, director of security, risk management expert, hospital coordinator, or technical training supervisor.

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Executive Master of Professional Studies in Emergency & Disaster Management

Elevate your career through the executive master's in Emergency & Disaster Management at Georgetown University. Featuring a blend of online coursework and on-site intensives, our one-year program immerses you in the high-intensity field of emergency management, taking you around the world to explore various hazards that range from terrorism to natural disasters. Develop a broad understanding of this rapidly evolving industry while building the skills you need to take action when disaster strikes.

Waldorf University

Program Description: Founded in 1903, Waldorf University is a regionally-accredited liberal arts university located in the heart of Forest City, Iowa. Waldorf delivers engaging learning experiences through innovative residential and online instruction, providing its students associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees and certificates in various areas of study.

Arkansas Tech University

Tech is dedicated to student success, access, and excellence as a responsive campus community providing opportunities for progressive intellectual development and civic engagement. Embracing and expanding upon its technological traditions, Tech inspires and empowers members of the community to achieve their goals while striving for the betterment of Arkansas, the nation, and the world. The Emergency Management program at Arkansas Tech University has received accreditation from the Foundation on Higher Education in Disaster/Emergency Management and Homeland Security. This was the first program to be recognized nationally as well as internationally. The undergraduate program has also received accreditation from the North Central Association of Colleges and Universities to be offered as an online degree. This program offers both Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees both on-campus and online.

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Metropolitan College of New York

With an MPA in Emergency and Disaster Management from MCNY, you can be the leader our community trusts in a disaster or emergency. A highly specialized degree that covers the planning, management, logistics, response, relief, recovery and economics associated with managing emergency situations, you can complete this accelerated, accredited program in just 12 months.

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Northcentral University

Identifying terrorism is a prime focus for keeping countries safe today. This specialization prepares senior leaders of public administration, law enforcement, public safety, and emergency medical care and disaster preparedness agencies for executive leadership positions in the field of homeland security. Taught by a 100% doctoral faculty, students are provided with a rigorous educational opportunity to research and explore advanced concepts and methods, and apply theory and emerging concepts to real world issues through innovative approaches to complex problems. This NCU specialization allows students to choose from a number of courses that cover terrorism, strategy, intelligence, emergency management, and critical infrastructure security issues. As a graduate, you will be prepared to seek out senior leadership positions in public administration, law enforcement, public safety, emergency medical care and disaster preparedness agencies.

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University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)

Unlike other emergency management offerings, EMCP at UIC is a joint program offered by the UIC School of Public Health and the UIC College of Business Administration. This combination of emergency management and business continuity planning involves a partnership with public health and business school faculty members, the Argonne National Laboratory and professional business continuity planners. Additionally, EMCP at UIC is a partner institution with the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School, Center for Homeland Defense and Security (run by the Department of Homeland Security) and the National Academic Consortium for Homeland Security.

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Harper College

As a professional in this field, you may coordinate disaster response or crisis management activities, provide disaster preparedness training and prepare emergency plans and procedures for natural, wartime, or technological disasters or hostage situations. This program is intended to prepare—or meet the occupation requirements of—men and women who fulfill emergency management roles at the local, state and federal levels. A full-time student may complete this 61-63 credit-hour program in two years. Part-time options for completion are offered, as well. Classes are offered during the fall, spring and summer semesters.

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Hudson County Community College

Hudson County Community College is a comprehensive urban community college. The mission of the college is to offer high quality programs and services which are affordable, accessible, and community-centered. All programs and services are designed to meet the educational needs of a linguistically and ethnically/racially diverse community, and to promote the economic, technological, cultural, social, and civic development of Hudson County and its service areas.

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University of Colorado Colorado Springs

The mission of the Center for Homeland Security is to provide advanced education, conduct leading-edge basic and applied research, and develop process innovation environments that nourish homeland security and defense discoveries. In support of the mission, the Center aligns its activities into three principal, interdependent pillars: Education, Research, and Innovation. As public and private sector requirements at the local, state, national and international levels evolve, Center operations in each of these three broad areas of activity will adjust and transform to meet the challenge. These three elements "Education, Research and Innovation" represent the essential ingredients of successful and sustainable homeland security and defense solutions. CHS’ national reputation as a service provider in these areas accurately reflects the unique nature of UCCS and the transforming role of Colorado Springs as the nation’s Homeland Security and Defense Center of Excellence.

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The Bush School of Government & Public Service at Texas A&M University

Earn your online Graduate Certificate in Homeland Security (CHLS)  from The Bush School of Government & Public Service at Texas A&M University. With the mission of educating principled leaders for public service, the Bush School offers you the next step in homeland security expertise. In five courses, you can earn a credential that stands out on your Texas A&M University transcript and your resume. The CHLS course work will give you the policy and strategy, and the critical analysis skills to advance in the homeland security field. Offering a wealth of student services, the Certificate in Homeland Security gives you the academics, as well as the practical knowledge from an experienced faculty in the field, and the structural support to excel.

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Johns Hopkins University

The Certificate in National Security Studies is the perfect vehicle for students looking to expand their expertise and understanding of the broad range of threats to United States security in our new century.The Certificate in National Security Studies draws on experts in government, international relations, bioscience and military affairs in order to provide students with the tools to analyze threats that challenge US security, both in the realm of Homeland Security, and to American interests worldwide.

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Northwest Missouri State University- Maryville, Missouri

Northwest Missouri State University offers a Bachelor of Science and a Minor in Emergency and Disaster Management. They are multidisciplinary, customizable programs that focus on three core areas: emergency management (preparation, mitigation, response and recovery), humanitarian relief in conjunction with homeland security, and defense. Within these key areas, students become experts in leadership, followership and, working under extreme pressure as well as critical thinking and problem solving skills.

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Northern Arizona University

Northern Arizona University (NAU), an accredited four-year public institution, offers degrees and courses at its Flagstaff, AZ campus, online and at various locations throughout Arizona. Our Emergency Management (EMGT) academic plans address the phases of emergency management, emphasize experiential learning, and combine a liberal arts and sciences education with a current EMGT and Public Administration (PA) professional program. Courses in the EMGT Program are offered by caring, dedicated and knowledgeable faculty/practitioners who possess relevant professional EMGT and PA experience. NAU’s EMGT Program provides a cost-effective and convenient option to obtain an outstanding EMGT degree, certificate or minor, with courses and degree plans offered online and at select locations throughout the State of Arizona.

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SUNY Empire State College - Fire Service Administration

Students develop Fire Service Administration concentrations to prepare for leadership in the fire service. Introductory and advanced courses emphasize:

• administration and management of municipal fire services

• protection and prevention strategies

• fire investigation and forensics

• community and political dimensions of fire service administration.

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SUNY Empire State College - Emergency Management degree program

Students develop Emergency Management concentrations to understand the wide range of issues arising from disasters, acts of terrorism and other emergencies.

This interdisciplinary bachelor's concentration aims to develop a broad and deep knowledge of your chosen field by considering:

• the causes and consequences of emergency situations

• management issues relating to planning, response, and recovery

• community and public health impacts

• the political, social, historical, cultural, and scientific aspects of emergencies 

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Drury University

Drury University is a private liberal arts institution located in Springfield Missouri, that was founded in 1873. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,454, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 90 acres. It offers, both undergraduate and graduate degrees. Undergraduate degrees can be pursued in a conventional day school format as well as on line and at night. Drury University ranked 11th in the 2016 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (Midwest), Established in 1873, Drury is consistently ranked among the best liberal arts universities in the American Midwest. In 2013, the Drury Panthers Men's Basketball team won the NCAA Men's Division II Basketball Championship.

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Capella University

The School of Public Service Leadership at Capella University offers online bachelors, masters and doctoral degree programs in Emergency Management that focus on preparation, mitigation, response and recovery.  All are taught by expert faculty with experience in the field.  The PhD in Emergency Management focuses on contributing new information to the profession while the Doctor of Emergency Management focuses on extending the profession’s understanding of best practices.  Both doctoral programs are research based and practically applied.  The MS in Emergency Management focuses on building leadership and critical thinking skills while gaining an understanding of the theoretical foundations of the profession and how to apply them to solve real-world problems.  Graduates of the MS in Emergency Management program can apply a significant portion of the credits they earned towards Capella’s doctoral emergency management programs, saving both time and money on a doctoral degree. Our competitively priced, online programs offer working professionals the flexibility they need to meet the demands of this growing profession.  Whether you choose to work in government or the private sector, Capella’s programs will ground you in the research and best practices you need to succeed.

 

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Adams State University

Adams State is a fully accredited university providing an online Associate of Arts degree in Emergency Management. The Associate degree can lead to a Bachelor Degree, and you can use prior learning assessment of emergency management related training to fulfill elective courses. You will also earn FEMA certificates as you complete the program. We pride ourselves in delivering quality educational programs, and we will help you fit this Emergency Management Degree into your life.

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University of Phoenix

The University of Phoenix Health Administration programs are designed to provide support for the Programs that support academic and career progression educational and career progression needs of both aspiring and experienced health care professionals.

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State University of New York at Canton

SUNY Canton offers 23 career driven bachelor’s degrees, 22 associate degrees, and 7 one-year professional certificate programs. If you want to start your fast paced and exciting career, SUNY Canton is the right choice for you. You can choose from a variety of academic options or combine disciplines and create your own education. The campus overlooks the Grasse River and is surrounded by woodlands. Themed housing options are available, and we offer independent apartment-style living in our new Grasse River Suites. SUNY Canton OnLine is one of the top distance learning programs in the SUNY System and has approximately 500 courses offered annually. The Emergency Management Bachelors Degree is offered entirely online.

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Adler University

Adler University was founded more than 60 years ago, based on a revolutionary idea first presented by Alfred Adler: Real, sustainable health for individuals relies on community health. Practitioners must advocate for the systems and conditions to create it.

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Baruch College - School of Public Affairs

We are a highly diverse, urban community of 1,200+ remarkable students, 50+ full-time faculty who are prominent practitioners in the public sphere, and 7,000+ alumni who hold leading roles in gov-ernment, education, health care and civil society. We are deeply invested in the communities we serve, taking advantage of NYC’s role as home to the nation’s largest municipal government and concentrations of nonprofit organizations and health care institutions, and status as the world’s top global city.

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Tel Aviv University

Executive International EMPH in Emergency and Disaster Management. 

In this one year, multi-disciplinary program, students are given the opportunity to learn from experts in the field of Emergency and Disaster Management. The increase in the occurrence of natural and man-made disasters has caused an equivalent rise in the demand for professionals trained in this field. Our students graduate from this program with enough knowledge to help a community prepare for and respond to an emergency or disaster. Israel has long been regarded as a leader in disaster management due to its unique history and robust response. Israeli trained specialists is emergency and disaster management are pursued by many sectors and held in high regard all over the world. Our alumnihold positions around the globe in international security organizations, emergency management departments, NGOs, research and more. 

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George Washington University

George Washington University is a leading higher-education institution located in Washington D.C. that offers a prestigious Masters degree in Emergency Medical Services Leadership. The program was developed with expert input from individuals located at FEMA, Homeland Security, the Department of Defense, and the United Nations to give students the necessary skills to transform and enhance the current state of all emergency medical services.

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Crown College

Crown College in Minnesota offers a B.S. in Disaster and Emergency Preparedness for students interested in this area. Coursework for this study includes recovery operations, crisis communications, and emergency preparedness. Additionally, the degree program prepares students to work in non-profit and for-profit positions, along with government agencies.

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University of North Texas

The University of North Texas offers the nation’s first and most respected Bachelor of Science degree in Emergency Administration and Planning. Professionals in this field help individuals, businesses, governments and nonprofit organizations prepare for, respond to and recover from floods, tornadoes, hazardous materials spills, terrorist attacks and epidemics. Graduates typically find careers in government agencies, private businesses and humanitarian organizations. Employment opportunities may be found as a: -Red Cross emergency director -Business continuity specialist -Federal Emergency Management Agency manager -Hospital disaster planner -Local and state emergency management coordinator The Emergency Administration and Planning program offers in addition the following degrees: -Second Bachelor's Degree in Emergency Administration and Planning -Master of Public Administration with a concentration in Emergency Management

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Justice Institute of British Columbia

The Bachelor of Emergency and Security Management Studies program is designed specifically to meet the safety, security, and emergency management challenges of today and tomorrow. Graduates are equipped with the basic conceptual approaches and methodologies of safety, security, and emergency management as they apply to business and community environments and the theoretical, methodological, and technical competencies required for a career in security and emergency management.

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California State University, Long Beach

The Master of Science in Emergency Services Administration (EMER) degree program at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) is an entirely online program that will help students develop the leadership and critical thinking skills needed to build stronger organizations and disaster-resilient communities. The program will educate you in the interdisciplinary research and theory of disaster management as you create a project that directly strengthens and benefits your organization or community.

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Oklahoma State University

With the growing threat of natural catastrophes, technological disasters, and terrorism, the field of fire protection and emergency management has exploded. Significant resources are devoted by all levels of government to help businesses, communities, states, and federal agencies prepare for, respond to, recover from, and mitigate the effects of disasters. The complexity and scale of disasters requires high levels of leadership, professional competence and competent performance. As a natural outgrowth of the need for more knowledgeable leaders in emergency management, there exists a parallel need to train effective educators and proficient researchers.  Our graduates are leaders advancing the science and practice of fire protection and emergency management.
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California State University Maritime Academy

The California State University Maritime Academy is offering a Master of Science Degree in Transportation and Engineering Management with a concentration in Humanitarian Disaster Management. The program is an advanced course of study in business and management fundamentals combined with specialized preparation for career advancement in the emerging field of Humanitarian Disaster Management. The interactive, asynchronous, fully online learning format makes it convenient for working adults to keep up with courses and access the curriculum anytime from anywhere.

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Yavapai College

Yavapai College, which opened in 1969, provides quality higher learning, cultural resources and economic development support for the diverse populations of Yavapai County. The College offers a wide range of academic programs to students at the College’s centers in Prescott (main campus), Clarkdale (the Verde Valley Campus), Prescott Valley, Chino Valley, Sedona and the Career and Technical Education Center (CTEC) near the Prescott Airport.

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University of South Florida College of Public Health

 The Department of Global Health is home to four online graduate programs and our on-campus undergraduate public health minor that is aimed to equip students with knowledge and real-world exposure to public health preparedness. USF offers the only fully accredited MPH in Global Disaster Management and Humanitarian Relief in a virtual format. 

 
Providing students with the ability to view disaster management and humanitarian action in an academic and public health context gives professionals the tools needed for success. 
 
A graduate certificate in Disaster Management addresses the management, preparedness, response, and recovery from natural and man-made disasters.  By focusing on humanitarian foundations and principles, the graduate certificate in Humanitarian Assistance teaches students leadership and management skills needed to work with special populations, particularly international refugees, internally displaced persons (IDPs), and those affected by emergencies. While the graduate certificate in Homeland Security provides students with the knowledge, skills, and ability to make sound leadership decisions for advancements in scientific and intelligence operations for national and transnational security. 
 
The online MPH in Global Disaster Management and Humanitarian Relief will allow those unable to choose between the certificates to pursue that multi-dimensional perspective while obtaining additional expertise in Epidemiology, Policy & Management, Social & Behavioral Health, Biostatistics, and Environmental & Occupational Health to become a Public Health Practitioner.  Begin your application today at SOPHAS.org.
 
Furthermore, the College of Public Health now offers an undergraduate minor and/or certificate on-campus in Community Engaged Homeland Security and Emergency Management.  This certificate provides a broad foundation of Homeland Security and Emergency Management for individuals interested in pursuit of a career in local, state, or national government, military or in the global arena.  
 
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Central Georgia Technical College

The Emergency Management Associate Degree program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for positions in the emergency management profession. Learning opportunities develop academic, technical, and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. Emergency managers work in a variety of professional settings. There is a critical and growing need for emergency management personnel in public and private areas. The student obtaining a degree in Emergency Management is prepared for employment as an Emergency Management Director for government agencies, private corporations and industry, and education or health care institutions. 

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University of Central Missouri – Crisis and Disaster Management

The Institute for Rural Emergency Management (IREM) offers a B.S. in Crisis and Disaster Management online and on-campus. Courses in emergency management have been offered at UCM for more than 20 years, and the degree has been available since April 2001. The program offers degree option areas and standalone undergraduate certificates in four areas:

  • B.S. Crisis and Disaster Management (120 hours, 36 hour major)
  • Certificate – Business Continuity (12 hours)
  • Certificate – Emergency Management (12 hours)
  • Certificate – Emergency Services Management (12 hours)
  • Certificate – Environmental Hazards (12 hours)
The emphasis of the program is on applied research. Students must complete a practicum requirement that includes field projects. Students are encouraged to participate in IREM projects in public service, training, private-sector continuity planning, and emergency responder safety.  
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Northern Alberta Institute of Technology

Those with expertise in emergency management have the knowledge and skills to ensure their organization can respond effectively to major emergencies and disasters. NAIT’s diploma program includes 19 online courses and one practicum. Comprehensive course work covers mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery phases of emergency and disaster management.

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Pennsylvania College of Technology

A national leader in applied technology education
 
Emergency Management Technology
Prepare to manage the many phases of emergencies, disasters, and crises, and experience hands-on training from professionals working in the field.
• emergency management specialists
• environmental science and protection technicians
• occupational health and safety specialists
 
Bachelor of Science
The curriculum provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the four phases of emergency management, levels of governmental responsibility, policies and procedures influencing coordinated/integrated efforts, and the appropriate roles and requisite skills of an effective emergency manager.
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Millersville University of Pennsylvania

The Master of Science in Emergency Management (MSEM) is an online program. Courses are taught through the Interdisciplinary Center for Disaster Research and Education by faculty with diverse experience in emergency management. The program is designed to enhance student skills in leading efforts in planning, mitigating and responding to disastrous events. Graduates are prepared to serve in a variety of positions in the emergency management field and attain certification in emergency management.

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Philadelphia University

Delivered as a partnership between Philadelphia University and Albert Einstein Healthcare Network, this innovative program is offered in two formats. One is a flexible, distance learning format that can be completed in one to three years depending on your own individual schedule. The program can also be completed in a hybrid format combining the online requirements with in-person sessions throughout each term. No matter which format you choose, a mandatory summer intensive week (6.5 days) supports the online material for DMM-635 and DMM-639.

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Loyola University - Chicago

Loyola's Management B.A. with a Healthcare Emergency Management concentration prepares individuals to take on greater leadership and management roles in emergency and crisis management.  Loyola's program is ideal for the emergency medical technicians, paramedics, and other frontline emergency responders, as well as other healthcare workers in education or communication, who are looking for greater career advancement.  The program is also well-suited for career changers and working professionals with a background in public health, public policy, health-services administration, nursing, law enforcement, or firefighting.

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Everglades University

Everglades University is an accredited, private, not-for-profit university offering bachelor’s and master’s degree programs. Our Bachelor of Science Degree in Crisis and Disaster Management provides students with a broad based knowledge of crisis and disaster management combined with a general education foundation and business and management applications. Courses include, but are not limited to Emergency Preparedness and Response; Disaster and Society; Emergency Management and Public Policy; Terrorism and Homeland Security; and Basic Emergency Planning. Emphasis is placed on communication skills, global awareness, management skills, critical thinking, theory, planning, management, response, relief, recovery and specific cases associated with public emergencies, disasters, and catastrophes.

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University of Alaska Fairbanks

The School of Management at the University of Alaska Fairbanks houses the Homeland Security and Emergency Management program (HSEM).   The following online and hybrid degree options allow working students the opportunity to expand their knowledge and gain expertise from a wide range of instructors who are still working in the field.

• Master of Security and Disaster Management (MSDM)

• Bachelor of Emergency Management (BEM)

• Minor in Emergency Management

• Minor in Military Security Studies

• Occupational Endorsement in Homeland Security

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SUNY Empire State College - Homeland Security

Students develop Homeland Security concentrations to explore the threats to America posed by internal and external organizations who would do us harm. You will develop an understanding and appreciation of:

• the causes of terrorism

• responses to terrorist acts

• controversies resulting from protective actions

• the tension between concerns for privacy and the desire to identify those with destructive intentions

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University of Chicago

Will you make a difference? You will when you gain knowledge from instructors who have tactical experience in incident command, when you build firsthand familiarity with state-of-the-art software and hardware in surveillance and monitoring, and when you network and share lessons with colleagues, policy makers, and other officials.

The Master of Science in Threat and Response Management is designed to prepare public health professionals, law enforcement officials, fire and emergency personnel, medical and nursing professionals, and policy makers to respond to and recover from complex incidents regardless of their size or cause. These incidents can range from terrorist attacks; biological, chemical, radiological and nuclear threats; natural disasters; and disease outbreaks. Upon completion of the core requirements, students choose one of two concentrations—Scientific/Threat or Administrative/Response Preparedness—to further focus their studies.

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Boston University School of Medicine

The Master of Science in Healthcare Emergency Management prepares individuals to work across the spectrum 
of emergency and crisis management. It provides a learning environment with experience in multiple
 areas of biomedical sciences and health care.
 Using web-based video conferencing software, students and instructors have the choice to attend
 classes in person or virtually, in real time.

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University of Nevada Las Vegas

Earn an Executive Master of Science Degree in Crisis and Emergency Management in 2 years with most classes on line plus 6 long weekends in Las Vegas on campus and face-to-face. Whether you’re a current or future crisis and emergency manager, earning an Executive Master of Science Degree in Crisis and Emergency Management (ECEM) from UNLV will better position you for more responsible assignments and better jobs in your career. The ECEM Degree has been functioning since 2003 and faculty are renowned in the field of homeland security and emergency management.

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Concordia University-Portland, OR

A bachelor’s degree in homeland security and emergency preparation from Concordia University-Portland provides leadership in crisis training for people who live to help. This timely and relevant program is offered in a highly flexible format that combines online and on-campus courses delivered in eight-week cycles. You will also spend time in the field as an intern. And a state-of-the-art simulator puts you in the center of the action where you will experience security events and disasters first-hand, gaining critical leadership capabilities. 

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University of New Hampshire at Manchester

UNH Manchester’s Homeland Security program will give you the tools to defend, protect, act and react to threats small and large, from bioterrorism to data breaches to natural disasters. Guided by expert faculty, you’ll be empowered to think, plan and survive intense circumstances, working independently and collaboratively to find solutions to complex problems.

 

Set on a vibrant, urban campus, UNH Manchester gives students the world-class University of New Hampshire education in a dynamic, student-centered community. Small class sizes foster big opportunities for personal attention and growth. Through extensive partnerships with local businesses, students can bring their classroom learning to life in the real world — giving our graduates the skills and experience for a bright future.

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Jacksonville State University

With a degree in Emergency Management from JSU, you will be ready for any community incident, from minor emergencies to major disasters. You will possess the knowledge and skills to lead the way in helping your region, your state, and your country prepare and recover from major events. You will have the degree to propel your career forward.

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Arizona State University Online

The Master of Arts in Emergency Management and Homeland Security is a 30-credit online degree program offered through the College of Public Programs at Arizona State University.

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Tulane University

Tulane’s Homeland Security Studies program, established in 2006, provides a comprehensive overview of homeland security and emergency management categories – threats, hazards and security – from a managerial perspective, with an emphasis on leadership, hands-on training, critical thinking and decision making. Students may earn an associate of arts or a bachelor of arts degree, a minor, a post-baccalaureate certificate or a master’s degree.

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Anna Maria College

Anna Maria College, a Masters-level university located in Paxton, MA offers more than 40 different majors at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Among the majors are undergraduate programs in Fire Science, Emergency Management and graduate programs in Health Emergency Management, Master in Public Administration with concentrations in Fire and Emergency Services, Homeland Security, Criminal Justice and Emergency Management.

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Kansas Wesleyan University

The Emergency Management degree at KWU is one of the rare undergraduate programs of its kind offered at a Christian liberal arts university, and is the only four-year degree program in Emergency Management available in the state of Kansas.

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The University of Findlay

The University of Findlay’s (UF) academic degree programs include an undergraduate in Environmental, Safety and Occupational Health Management, Master of Science in Environmental, Safety and Health Management and certificate programs such as, Emergency and Disaster Management. UF’s programs are accredited by The American Board of Engineering Technology Applied Science and the Environmental Health Science and Protection Accreditation Council.  In addition to our degree programs, since 1986 The All Hazards Training Center at UF “ Findlay All Hazards” has trained over 200,000 professionals in a wide range of ESH,  emergency management and security training workshops at our two fully equipped training centers in Findlay, OH and at client locations across the U.S.  By recruiting top-flight experts and building one of the most advanced EHS training centers in North America, we established our ability to train students, and private and public sector clients from a comprehensive "all hazards" perspective. The all hazards approach teaches not just technical analysis, procedures and equipment, but also threat assessment, response management and multi-agency coordination.

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Thomas Edison State College

The Bachelor of Science degree in Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, Master of Science in Homeland Security and Graduate Certificate in Homeland Security programs are available completely online and were developed by homeland security practitioners. Course work examines law enforcement, terrorism, intelligence, legal issues, emergency management, cyber security, biosecurity and public administration issues and prepares graduates to guide day-to-day operations and strategic planning.

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Guilford Technical Community College

Guilford Technical Community College offers an Associate of Applied Science in Emergency Management.  The program provides students a foundation of technical and professional knowledge needed for emergency services delivery in local, state, federal, on non-profit organizations.  Program is offered completely online to meet the needs of today’s student.  Students who complete the Associate Degree Program are prepared for entry level emergency management positions.

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Angelo State University

The Bachelor of Border Security (B.B.S.) degree is meant to increase students' awareness and understanding of current issues in border security within the wider realm of Homeland Security. The courses will increase the students' critical thinking and analytic skills across the diverse fields of homeland security, criminal justice, emergency management and associated legal issues. The degree offers three specializations to choose from: Crime and Border Security, Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism, and Border Security Law.  

The Master of Science in Border Security (M.S.) is an online degree addressing the growing needs of Homeland Security and law enforcement personnel who face an ever-changing world of transnational crime, terrorism, and other threats. It incorporates theoretical and practical studies of the key fields of critical infrastructure, intelligence, terrorism, counter-terrorism, law and associated constitutional issues, and emergency management as they are applicable to the field of Homeland Security. The Master of Science in Border Security degree is open to all those with bachelor's degrees, and is especially appropriate to those holding degrees in related subjects, such as criminal justice, law enforcement, emergency management, criminology and related fields.

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California University of Pennsylvania

California University of Pennsylvania, Middle States Accredited, 159 years young, part of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, is proud to offer undergraduate and graduate programs in Legal Studies. The MS in Legal Studies includes tracks in Law and Public Policy, Homeland Security and Criminal Justice. Programs are online and delivered in a flexible and quality environment for busy adults seeking professional advancement. Veterans approved! Cal U also offers an online Certificate in Homeland Security through the Institute of Law and Public Policy. 

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Madonna University

The Madonna University interdisciplinary curriculum in Emergency Management offers courses that give students employable skills in preparing, mitigating, responding to, and recovering from natural, manmade and technological incidents. The curriculum also enables students to identify, integrate and allocate resources that exist in the non-profit, private and public sectors with an emphasis on coordinating with all levels of governmental response agencies at the local, county, state and federal levels.

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Eastern Kentucky University

In 1974, the College of Law Enforcement was at Eastern Kentucky University.  Over the years, EKU has continued to grow, and the College of Law Enforcement has evolved with it, adding new programs and developing to include a much broader range of educational opportunities.  To more accurately reflect the scope of the programs, the College was renamed the College of Justice and Safety in 2000.

Today the College continues to carry on the traditions and innovation established during its rich history and has become a recognized leader in the fields of justice and safety.

In an effort to provide students and current working professionals with the opportunity to continue their education and earn a degree, Eastern Kentucky University now offers several of its degree and certificate programs online.

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University of Connecticut

The Master of Professional Studies (MPS) is an accredited, flexible, convenient part-time graduate degree program. The program is designed for mid-career professionals and its blended design of online courses with brief residency options makes it an ideal choice for students from anywhere in the world. Courses are offered in the fall, spring, and summer, allowing students an opportunity to complete all degree requirements within two years.

The MPS degree is specifically designed for individuals and practitioners with established career paths who are interested in:

  • developing marketable skills to meet evolving workforce demands
  • seeking professional development
  • expanded promotional opportunities
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Virginia Commonwealth University

From dealing with the aftermath of hurricanes Katrina and Rita to the hunt for Osama Bin Laden, homeland security and emergency preparedness is one of the fastest-growing fields in the nation. Developed in response to the real need for trained professionals in these area, the program is designed to give students like you the theoretical and practical knowledge and skills necessary for developing plans and preparations for natural disasters, critical system failures, and terrorist attacks.

The L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs is quickly developing a reputation as a premier venue for the study of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (HSEP). The HSEP program is designed to give students both theoretical and practical knowledge that will prepare them for: 1) private or public sector employment in the expanding area of homeland security; 2) private or public sector employment in emergency preparedness for natural hazards and security-related incidents; and 3) graduate study in social science or professional programs.

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Barry University - Bachelor of Science in Emergency Management

Barry University is offering a Bachelor of Science in Emergency Management. The field of emergency management integrates all activities related to building, sustaining, and improving the preparation for, response to, and recovery from threatened or actual natural disasters and acts of terrorism. This includes proactive leadership in unpredictable, catastrophic, and dangerous situations to minimize risk to responders and the public. 

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Grand Canyon University

Founded in 1949, Grand Canyon University is Arizona's private university. As a private college, this prestigious Christian university is regionally accredited and is recognized as offering some of the best online education programs in the nation by noteworthy sources including Fortune Small Business, Technology & Learning Magazine, Online Education Database (OEDb), and more. GCU offers undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degree programs that can be completed 100% online through the College of Arts & Sciences, College of Education, College of Nursing, College of Fine Arts, and the Ken Blanchard College of Business.

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University College

The Security Management master’s degree and graduate certificate programs are offered online and evenings on campus to meet the needs of busy adults. The state and importance of security has changed significantly in the past several years, and properly educated security professionals are in high demand. Our program can make you one of those professionals. We offer an innovative Professional Options Curriculum, which allows you to customize your degree to the specific needs of your career.

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Homeland Security Management Institute of Long Island University

The Homeland Security Management Institute (HSMI) offers an accredited, 36-credit Master of Science in Homeland Security Management degree and a 15-credit graduate-level Advanced Certificate in Homeland Security Management, both delivered entirely online, with no in-residence component. Our rigorous curriculum focuses on the complexities of the homeland security enterprise, providing executives, managers and practitioners with an exceptional professional education. Designated by Act of Congress as a DHS Homeland Security Center of Excellence, HSMI holds the distinction of being the only DHS Center of Excellence to offer a graduate degree in the homeland security management field. Recognized as the nation’s leading homeland security graduate program, HSMI is an academic partner of the Naval Postgraduate School’s Center for Homeland Defense and Security in Monterey, Calif. 
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North Dakota State University

The emergency management major provides a diversity of courses designed to give students the theoretical and practical knowledge necessary to help save lives and property from the potentially devastating impact of large-scale disasters.

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Rowan University

Founded in 1923, Rowan University has emerged as a leading public research university, ranked among the best public universities in the North by U.S. News and World Report, and the second university in the nation with M.D. and D.O. programs. Rowan University’s B.A. in Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management is an innovative, interdisciplinary degree program that focuses on training students in areas that impact human welfare locally, nationally, and globally. The program has a distinctive emphasis on urban issues and environments and the role that ethics plays in how policies, politics, and practices shape the quality of life for human beings in our state, nation, and world. The program is especially relevant as one considers current and impending threat of universal terrorism, the impact of climate change and natural disasters, and the enhanced need to address issues related to public safety and national security. 

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Adelphi University

Through a broad, multidisciplinary perspective, the online Master’s in Emergency Management, as well as the online Graduate Certificate in Emergency Management prepares students for leadership roles in organizations and services that deal with emergencies.The M.S. in Emergency Management is a 39-credit program that culminates in an emergency management capstone research project and presentation. Students complete 30 core program credit requirements by completing required emergency management courses through University College and required management courses through the School of Business. The Graduate Certificate in Emergency Management program is a six-course, 18-credit graduate certificate program.  All courses taken in the certificate program can be applied to the Master’s in Emergency Management.

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ICDC College

The school offers 2 programs in Homeland Security, as well as a Security and Crime Prevention Specialist certificate program. Students can graduate with a Fast-Track Diploma in Homeland Security and Investigations, or earn an Associate Degree in Homeland Security, which can be completed in 2 years.

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Penn State World Campus

Penn State offers a Master of Professional Studies in Homeland Security degree designed for individuals who are looking to enter a career in homeland security or for professionals looking to acquire advanced knowledge in the field. The core courses of the program cover topics such as policies, ethics, threats, and management to teach you the planning and practice of effective homeland security strategies. With a curriculum based on the fundamentals of homeland security, this program can prepare you for strategic positions in the prevention of and response to crisis and disasters in the public or private sectors.

Penn State’s online homeland security programs offer the convenience and flexibility of completing your coursework around your personal and professional schedule. Because the degree is offered completely online, there is no requirement for you to ever have to come to campus.

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Northeastern University

The Master of Arts degree in Homeland Security is intended to prepare the next generation of emergency managers and homeland security professionals for leadership roles in the public and private sectors. The degree offers a comprehensive program of studies covering core elements of homeland security and emergency management at the graduate level, including management skills, intelligence gathering and analysis, risk management, emergency planning and management, legal issues, technological issues and social psychology. The MA in Homeland Security program is designed to develop high-level operational expertise through the application of the above content to the implementation of emergency response protocols as executed in the United States.

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Tulane University’s Disaster Resilience Leadership Academy

Given the increasing number of people at risk from disasters, challenging expectations are placed upon actors in the field of emergency management. The DRLA academic program aims to train and nurture current and future leaders in the disaster resilience and humanitarian assistance community, stimulate global communication among disaster resilience leaders and promote research in the field.

Tulane University’s Master of Science in Disaster Resilience Leadership Studies (DRLS) is unique in that, amongst programs that solely focus on disaster and risk management, it targets the role and the development of leadership and resiliency in producing effective programming and outcomes for the affected populations.

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American Military University

American Military University serves civilian and military students 100% online with emergency and disaster management degrees and NIMS-related courses. Whether responding to hurricanes, terrorist attacks, or hazmat spills, officials need to know how to establish command & control, coordinate communications, evacuate people, and perform clean-up. AMU offers both degree programs and professional development options in emergency management.

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Upper Iowa University

Founded in 1857, Upper Iowa University is a private, not-for-profit university providing undergraduate and graduate degree programs and leadership development opportunities to nearly 7,000 students-nationally and internationally-at various campuses and learning centers worldwide.

The Independent Study Program started in 1973 and was one of the first of its kind in the nation. The program offers independent study distance learning courses, structured around written assignments and proctored exams. The program features open enrollment so you may enroll in a course at any time and take up to six-months to complete your course.

The Online Program offers asynchronous courses so that you can attend class anytime during the day that fits your schedule. You will actively and substantively participate in discussions on course topics that enhance your learning. The Online Program offers six eight-week terms each year so that you never need to wait more than two months to start classes.

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Central Pennsylvania College

The Bachelor of Science degree program in Homeland Security Management will prepare students for the growing demand for qualified Homeland Security personnel at the local, state, and federal level. This program is designed to mirror the integrated nature of the myriad of disciplines falling under the auspices of the Homeland Security field, while providing an in-depth education, which draws these disciplines together. The Homeland Security Management degree pulls together elements of security, emergency management, and intelligence analysis to provide students with a broad understanding of the field while preparing them for the specialized nature of their future careers.

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University of Colorado at Denver

The graduate concentration in Emergency Management and Homeland Security (EMHS) provides advanced education in the management of emergencies, hazards, disasters, and homeland security. The EMHS program is designed to meet the needs of students who wish to work or currently work in the field of emergency management and homeland security. Students interested in obtaining a concentration in EMHS within a Master of Public Administration (MPA) program must apply and enroll in the MPA program within the School of Public Affairs (SPA) and must adhere to all MPA program requirements.

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University of New Haven

This program provides students with an understanding of fundamental principles of National Security. This includes the legal charter, presidential executive orders, and the framework which guides the operation of national security agencies.

The concentration in Information Protection and Security provides a unique approach to the study of both cybersecurity and the protection of information systems within the Intelligence Community. Research issues in public safety, emergency management, and homeland security will be emphasized.

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Yale New Haven

For nearly a decade, YNH-CEPDR develops and disseminates programs and services in the areas of public health preparedness, emergency preparedness, emergency management and business continuity planning. YNH-CEPDR provides functional support through assessments, planning, education and training, drills and exercises and program implementation and evaluation.
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UCLA Extension

The Homeland Security and Emergency Management Certificate, HSEM, is a 6-course professional certificate.  The certificate provides a comprehensive curriculum covering the core aspects of homeland security and emergency management theory and practice.
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Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Executive and Continuing Professional Education

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Executive and Continuing Professional Education courses inform the current generation of global health leaders and educate those ready to take on leadership positions in health care and public health around the world. ECPE courses are directed and taught by faculty from Harvard University. Faculty and distinguished leaders in each field provide practical training information to keep you abreast of advances in areas of industrial hygiene, indoor air quality, workplace safety and ergonomics, risk assessment, laboratory design, nuclear and radiation safety and environmental management.
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University of Massachusetts Lowell

Offered by the Criminal Justice Department in conjunction with Continuing Studies and Corporate Education, this part-time certificate program is designed for personnel working in the areas of public safety, security management, and law enforcement; executives in corporations responsible for overseeing in-house security programs; and information technology professionals. Criminal justice students interested in enhancing their future career prospects may also benefit from this program by broadening their studies to encompass security within private industry.

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Nova Southeastern University

The interdisciplinary master's program at Nova Southeastern University is designed to provide students with not only the theoretical knowledge about the field of emergency management, but will also provide graduates with practical skills such as plan writing and risk assessment. Graduates will develop skills in leadership and management which will enable them to build a core understanding of critical issues in the field, preparing them for jobs in both the governmental and private sectors. The program is offered wholly online, allowing working professionals to earn their degree while still working. The degree allows students to choose between a variety of specialized tracks: public health, criminal justice, fire administration, cyber security, maritime safety and security, and environmental hazards. Students can also choose not to specialize. Each student must take three core courses, with the remaining nine courses left up to the student. This allows each student to tailor and customize the degree program for their own individual interests and career goals.

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Virginia Tech School of Public and International Affairs

The Virginia Tech School of Public & International School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA) offers an innovative range of programs that emphasizes both scholarship and professional instruction in policy and planning in public administration, urban affairs, environment, governance, and international relations. Undergraduate and graduate studies are available. Learn more about SPIA degree programs and certificates available in Blacksburg, Alexandria, and Richmond at www.spia.vt.edu.

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University of Maryland University College

The emergency management major develops the knowledge, skills and abilities needed for leadership in emergency management, with a focus on disaster prevention, planning, preparedness, response, mitigation and recovery. The curriculum covers needs and issues, operations management, planning and response and terrorism and is designed to provide students with a global outlook, interpersonal skills and emergency management knowledge and skills. Students are prepared for management positions in emergency management in government and industry or for graduate study in emergency management, homeland security or management and leadership. Coursework may also fill requirements related to the National Fire Protection Association Standard on Disaster/ Emergency Management and Business Continuity Programs (1600), qualification as a Certified Emergency Manager and other professional association certifications.

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