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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

Curriculum

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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