Emergency Management

Bachelor of Science in Emergency Management

The Bachelor of Science in Emergency Management is designed for current emergency management professionals, individuals interested in promotion in a related-field, or those interested in entering the field.

An Online Bachelor of Science in Emergency Management program is also available.

Program Goals:

  • Graduates will integrate knowledge and applied skills in the areas of disaster mitigation, preparation, response, and recovery.
  • Graduates will adapt this knowledge to a series of applications including homeland security, business continuity, hazard mitigation, and international disaster management.
  • This integrative approach draws from the disciplines of public administration, management, health sciences, psychology, sociology, criminal justice, and environmental sciences.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Demonstrate a comprehensive foundation in emergency management and utilize administrative and leadership skills.
  • Evaluate different policy options facing decision makers and think critically about future approaches to emergency management.
  • Analyze the causes and effects of disasters, and demonstrate the necessary skills and abilities to enter and contribute to the growing emergency management profession.
  • Develop knowledge and skills applicable to emergency management, critical infrastructure, and NGO worksites.
  • Acquire a foundation for advanced training and studies beyond the undergraduate level.

Course of Study:

PORTFOLIO (Optional): Up to 30 credits

Minimum Total Degree Requirements 120 credits

Please contact: Dr. Tim DePalma and Dr. Rick Smith , Dr. Tara Saltzman to discuss suggested changes.