Master of Science in Emergency Services Management

The Master of Science in Emergency Services Management degree program 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. CSU's master's in emergency services management is a board-approved program by the Institute for Safety and Health Management (ISHM).

Upon completion of the program, students should be able to do the following:

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

Estimated time of completion of this program is three years.

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