Bachelor of Science in Emergency Management
Saint Louis University

Program Details

The online BS in Emergency Management degree program from Saint Louis University focuses on improving community resilience to minimize both the short- and long-term effects of disaster situations. This comprehensive, multi-discipline program encompasses all sectors recognized by the Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Emergency Management Agency including communications, firefighting, public health and medical, search and rescue, hazardous materials, law enforcement, military, social services, and business continuity. Graduates may pursue careers in:

  • Risk Management
  • Disaster Communications
  • Business Continuity
  • Homeland Security
  • Search & Rescue 
  • Firefighting 
  • Law Enforcement


  • 22 years or older
  • At least 3 years of work experience or the equivalent
  • High school diploma or composite GED score of at least 2250
  • Successful completion of an admission meeting with an admissions counselor (can be done over the phone or on campus)
  • Minimum transfer cumulative GPA of 2.5
  • Official high school or GED transcripts
  • Official transcripts from all previously attended colleges

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission