Master of Science in Emergency Services Management

The Master of Science in Emergency Services Management emphasizes the development of managerial and communication skills which students will need when operating within the field. The curriculum presents a comprehensive foundation of the disaster cycle, as well as establishes a broad basis for the background, components, stakeholders, and systems involved in the management of disasters and other man-made or natural emergencies.

To achieve the objective of this program, the following learning outcomes have been established:

  1. Students will be able to analyze the theoretical and practical concepts surrounding the disaster cycle within the emergency services field.
  2. Students will be able to apply best practices to real-world situations involving management in emergency services management.
  3. Students will be able to analyze the inter-organizational roles required within emergency management legal constructs.
  4. Students will demonstrate effective emergency management communications using a variety of media.

Estimated time of completion of this program is three years.

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