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



  • Bachelor's degree
  • Official transcripts
  • 3.0 minimum GPA or acceptable GRE scores
  • Letter(s) of recommendation
  • Essay
  • Resume

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education