The Bachelor of Arts in Emergency and Disaster Management offers a practical education designed to prepare you for a full spectrum of careers in emergency management and public safety. It introduces you to the all-hazards approach and provides an in-depth understanding of risk assessment, hazard identification, prevention and management techniques, the multiple phases of emergency and disaster management, and counterterrorism. It also covers the prevention, management, mitigation, and recovery from man-made and natural disasters. From the smallest incident to the largest catastrophe, our emergency and disaster management program stresses the fact that all disasters are local, which is a foundational emergency management concept.
With this Momentum program, instead of attending classes, you’ll work with faculty mentors to demonstrate your mastery in one competency area and move to the next until you complete your degree.
- Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent
- College Readiness Assessment (waived for students with 9 or more college credits)
- Official transcripts
School Accreditation Statement
Higher Learning Commission