Master of Science in Disaster Medicine & Management
Thomas Jefferson University

Program Details

This online MS in Disaster Medicine & Management prepares students to manage and develop increasingly complex disaster mitigation and preparedness.  Jefferson’s curriculum is aimed to ready medical, public safety, and defense professionals in their roles dealing with natural and manmade disasters.  Students will acquire knowledge across a broad range of disasters, including:  terrorism, war, tsunamis, earthquakes, hurricanes, floods, wildfires, major power grid disruptions and more.  Physical and psychological impacts are explored, as well.  Curriculum within this online master’s program generally includes:

  • Public Health Implications of Disaster
  • Logistics Management for Disasters
  • Foundations of Emergency Management


% Online

Mostly Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Thomas Jefferson University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Essay/Writing Sample, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV

Additional Info

  • This program requires a 6 1/2 day residency on campus.