Gain important critical thinking and decision making skills related to the planning and management of public crises with a master’s degree in Emergency and Disaster Management from APUS. This online program can add to previous experience in the public safety field or help prepare students for a new career in EDM.
This Emergency Management master’s degree online covers the history, theory, response, recovery, and economics of EDM. Case studies allow for examination of natural, technical, and human-induced public emergency situations. The program is recognized by the Foundation of Higher Education for Disaster and Emergency Management and Homeland Security.
Students can choose from a wide range of topics to specialize their degree, such as:
- Emergency management perspectives on cybersecurity
- Social justice issues in emergency management
- Weapons of mass destruction and the new terrorism
- Organizational crisis management
- Wildland fire mitigation and management
- Economics of disaster
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School Accreditation & Licensing
American Public University System is accredited by:
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
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