Program Overview

The havoc and damage created by natural and man-made disasters can be minimized with effective emergency planning. Anna Maria College’s Master of Public Administration with an Emergency Management specialization is intended for leaders in the public sector who wish to gain a better understanding of preparing for and dealing with these events.

  • Experienced professionals may be eligible for the Mid-Career MPA, allowing them to complete their degree in 30 credit hours.
  • Courses include topics such as the essentials of emergency management, executive leadership and management policies in government finance.
  • Classes are taught in a convenient online format, allowing students to balance school with work and life.

Our comprehensive and balanced curriculum is complemented by experienced instructors who are well-versed in both the history of and current trends in the field, including the importance of planning for all types of hazards and events.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Master

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

    New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

    Requirements

    Must hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution. Official undergraduate transcript. If you have completed graduate work that you would like considered, an official transcript will be required. Two references. Current resume. Personal statement.

    Restrictions

    This program is not available for residents of Alabama, Arkansas, Iowa, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, and Wisconsin.

    School Overview

    Anna Maria College is a private, not-for-profit, Catholic liberal arts institution accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. Founded by the Sisters of Saint Anne in 1946, AMC's programs integrate liberal education and professional preparation that reflect the respect for liberal arts and sciences education grounded in the traditions of the Sisters of Saint Anne—educational innovation, service to others, and access to a quality education for all.

    In addition to the various undergraduate and graduate programs and courses offered at its campus in Paxton, Massachusetts, AMC offers undergraduate and graduate programs online to reach the most diverse group of students possible. Our online programs mirror the close-knit nature of our campus community, with small class s that allow for mentor relationships to develop between faculty and students.

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