Program Overview

The Bachelor of Emergency Management Services degree offered by Anderson University in South Carolina is a program of study designed for working professionals who wish to earn a degree in order to advance their careers or enter into a new field of service. Through this program, a student will have the opportunity to learn through a variety of methods and learning environments. This includes message board discussions and chat room discussions.

The topics this program covers includes the knowledge and skills required to work in the role of an emergency services organization. This program has two options for completing its curriculum. If a prospective student has already earned an associate’s degree, they may fulfill the requirements of this program as a bachelor’s completion. A bachelor’s completion curriculum focuses solely on the specific requirements of the school and this particular program. These students should have already earned most of their required general education credits. If a prospective student does not have any previously earned credits or degrees, they may complete this program in the traditional manner. This program is offered alongside a Bachelor of Emergency Management Services degree with a concentration in Homeland Security Operations and Administration.

This program requires students to complete 123 credit hours of courses in order to graduate with the Bachelor of Emergency Management Services degree. The curriculum is as follows: students must take 36 credit hours of general education courses, 27 credit hours of emergency management services courses, 15 hours of safety and disaster management courses, and 9 credit hours of upper level courses in specialized areas like computer information systems, management, and organizational leadership. Students are also required to complete an internship, which serves as a practical supplement to the skills and knowledge they have acquired through the traditional courses. The rest of the credit hours needed to fulfill the 123 minimum are open electives.

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    Degree Level: Bachelor

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    Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

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    School Overview

    Anderson University is a private not-for-profit, four-year institution of higher learning with Baptist affiliations, located in the city of Anderson, South Carolina. Anderson University aims to be a teaching university that offers students both liberal arts and professional studies within the Christian community environment. 

    Anderson offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in both on-campus and online learning environments. In addition to its traditional programs, Anderson University also offers students opportunities through the Institute for Lifelong learning. This is a program offered throughout both Canada and the United States that offers mature learners non-credit short courses that aim to improve skills, explore new ideas, and offer them the opportunity to interact with interesting and active people.

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