List of Accredited Online Degrees

Criminal Justice, Law, and Public Safety degree programs draw specific topics from each curriculum, as the programs of study have similar impact on domestic and societal developments. Important governmental institutions, in addition to private and non-profit organizations, support the need for well-educated and trained individuals in the areas of criminal justice and public safety. Each of the primary programs of study can be described as:

Sociology is the study of human society, which encompasses origins, development social groupings, and traditional and non-traditional organizations. The expansive social science is a foundational body of knowledge needed when analyzing the intricacies of human behavior. The field of Sociology can include social class, religion, welfare, government, politics, music, art, literature and anthropology to name a few. A sociologist is trained and educated to apply research and methodologies when analyzing past, present and future trends and events in a society. The goal of the traditional sociologist is to determine conclusive evidence, through scientific research, that will be applied to social programs, economic plans and a general understanding of human interaction.

Political science is focused on the study of state, government, and politics. Political science students engage in relationships serving as the foundation for political events and conditions, while deducing general ideas and concepts about the workings of politics. Political science draws information and inspiration from economics, law, sociology, history, anthropology, public administration, public policy, national politics, international relations, comparative politics, psychology, political organization, and political theory. The critical role of public administration as a practice in addition to an academic study comprises establishments engaged in governmental activities, such as the creation and interpretation of laws and the subsequent regulations and administration of programs based on the applicable jurisprudence. The activities include taxation, national defense, public order and safety, immigration services, foreign affairs, international assistance and the proper administration of government programs.

Criminal justice is a sought after career field by many professionals, and contributes to the safety and protection of a society. The multi-faceted program of study will introduce students to concepts of law creation, court systems, policing procedures, correction facilities in addition to the academic curriculum needed for a broad depth and breadth understanding of the discipline. A foundation in criminal justice will consist of a student learning the goals associated with enforcing laws, reducing crime, providing security and punishing those who infringe on established rules.

Graduates will use the learned foundations of a degree in the social science, especially in political science, sociology and criminal justice to enter careers as policy makers, lawyers, educators, business managers, government organizations and social workers. Successful students can pursue additional education in other concentrations to expand the core knowledge and become specialized in specific areas. Students may wish to become part of social groups to better comprehend the variance of ideas and considerable topics.

 

List of Accredited Online Degrees

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MS - Emergency Management

Gain the leadership skills to coordinate agencies in crisis situations by earning a credible and respected online Master’s in Emergency Management degree. Capella has over 500 partnerships w...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    N/A

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    48
  • Credit Type:
    Per Quarter Credit

Master of Arts in Emergency & Disaster Management

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  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    36
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Master of Science in Administration / Emergency Planning and Administration

The Master of Science in Administration with a Specialization in Emergency Planning and Administration degree offered by Lynn University is a program of study intended to help students develop int...

  • Sector of Institution:
    4-year, Private not-for-profit
  • Religious Affiliation:

    None

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    36
  • Credit Type:

Master of Science in Emergency Management

Earn your degree in Master of Science in Emergency Management from Millersville University of Pennsylvania ...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Public, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    N/A

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    30
  • Credit Type:

MS in Emergency Management and Business Continuity

The MS in Emergency Management and Business Continuity degree at New Jersey Institute of Technology is ideal for corporate and public sector professionals working in emergency management and or bu...

  • Sector of Institution:
    4-year, Public
  • Religious Affiliation:

    None

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    30
  • Credit Type:

M.S. in Disaster and Emergency Preparedness

Nova Southeastern University, primarily located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, offers a Master of Science in Disaster and Emergency Preparedness. The program is offered in conjunction with the ...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above
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  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    36
  • Credit Type:

Master of Public Administration / Emergency Management and Homeland Security

The Emergency Management & Homeland Security concentration prepares pre-service and experienced students for rewarding careers in one of the most important governmental management and policy ...

  • Sector of Institution:
    4-year, Private not-for-profit
  • Religious Affiliation:

    None

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    37
  • Credit Type:
    Per Term

Online Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Emergency Management

The University of Maryland-Baltimore County offers a Graduate Certificate in Emergency Management ideal for bachelor’s degree holders who want to take a small number of graduate courses in a...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Public, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:
    N/A
  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    12
  • Credit Type:

Master of Science in Management: Emergency Management

University of Maryland at University College offers a Master of Science in Management with a specialization in Emergency Management for students and professionals whose professional interests and ...

  • Sector of Institution:
    4-year, Public
  • Religious Affiliation:

    None

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    36
  • Credit Type:

Master of Public Administration/Emergency Management & Homeland Security

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    Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above
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  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    42
  • Credit Type:
    Semester Credit

Masters of Science in Emergency Management

Adelphi University offers an online Master of Science degree in Emergency Management that incorporates a broad-multidisciplinary curriculum to adequately prepare students for leadership roles in o...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    None

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    39
  • Credit Type:

M.S. In Emergency Management

Anna Maria College offers a Master of Science in Emergency Management for students and professionals in emergency management and related fields who want to develop their skills and specialized kno...

  • Sector of Institution:
    4-year, Private not-for-profit
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Roman Catholic

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    0
  • Credit Type:
    NA

Master of Science in Emergency Services Administration

The California State University in Long Beach offers students the opportunity to earn a Master of Science degree with a concentration in Emergency Services Administration. The degree is designed t...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Public, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:
    N/A
  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    37
  • Credit Type:

Master of Science in Emergency Services Management

Behind every emergency, especially large ones such as fires, natural disasters, chemical spills, or attacks of any sort, there a fleet of different agencies who make it their job to respond to the...

  • Sector of Institution:
    4-year, Private for-profit
  • Religious Affiliation:

    None

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    37
  • Credit Type:

Master of Science in Emergency Medical Services (MSEMS)

Creighton University is a 450 year old historically and academically rich university, offering 50 undergraduate programs and 20 programs at the graduate level. Creighton, located in scenic Omaha, ...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Catholic / Jesuit

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    36
  • Credit Type:

Safety, Security and Emergency Management (MS)

Earn your degree in Safety, Security and Emergency Management (MS) from Eastern Kentucky University...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Public, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    N/A

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    0
  • Credit Type:
    NA

Emergency Preparedness, MS

University of Nebraska offers a Master of Science degree in Emergency Preparedness for professionals whose career goals involve the management of teams and rescue activity during emergency situati...

  • Sector of Institution:
    4-year, Public
  • Religious Affiliation:

    None

  • Degree Level:
    Master
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