Bachelor of Arts in Emergency & Disaster Management
American Public University System

Program Details

The online Bachelor of Arts in Emergency & Disaster Management degree program offers a practical education designed to prepare students for a full spectrum of careers in emergency management and public safety. The curriculum introduces learners 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.


  • 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