Bachelor of Science in Emergency Management Online

  • USD 255

  • online
  • Online |
  • Date not specified
  • Degree

Acquire operational skills applicable to a wide range of emergency systems and scenarios with the Bachelor of Science in Emergency Management online program. This degree is designed for current emergency management professionals seeking promotion, as well as individuals preparing for a new career.

In this accelerated online emergency management program, which incorporates coursework from public administration, management, health sciences, psychology, sociology, criminal justice and environmental sciences, you will learn to plan, coordinate, and make high-level decisions.

Students will also complete a Capstone course, designed as an opportunity for students to integrate and synthesize the theories, techniques and management practices acquired during the program.

We offer a generous transfer credit policy—up to 90 college credits may be transferred. There are also multiple options to earn up to 90 credits toward the 120 required for graduation through professional licenses and certifications, testing, nontraditional transfer credit and the optional Experiential Learning Portfolio.


Program Benefits

  • How to use National Planning Scenarios to adapt and apply emergency management skills to a broad spectrum of potential terrorist threats
  • To apply the four-stage hazard mitigation planning cycle and multi-hazard identification and risk assessment (MHIRA) methodologies to analysis of a comprehensive array of disaster scenarios
  • The ethical, cultural, developmental, and research-related issues affecting the physical and psychosocial recovery of disaster-exposed individuals and communities


EMA 205: Overview of Disasters and Complex Emergencies


EMA 305: Principles of Emergency Management


EMA 307: Business Continuity Crisis Management


EMA 311: Emergency Management of Homeland Security


EMA 315: International Disaster Management


EMA 405: Disaster Response Operations and Management I (DROM I): Mitigation and Preparedness


EMA 409: Hazard Mitigation and Management


EMA 499: Capstone in Emergency Management


ADM 353: Leadership Development


PSY 311: Psychosocial Issues of Disaster Preparedness and Recovery


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