Masters in Applied Sciences & Professions

Emergency & Disaster Management


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Emergency and disaster management degrees study all types of risks that would occur in a community, and focuses on the implementation of practical methods to reduce the effects of natural or man-made crisis situations. Emergency and disaster management courses train professionals who can appropriately prepare populations for a disaster before it occurs. Study programmes offer information related to disaster response methods and effective ways of repairing any resulting damage. Disaster prevention activities focus on reducing vulnerability and strengthening communities nationwide by identifying various security needs.

Emergency and disaster management is similar to other disciplines like: risk management, international development and public policy.

Class curricula offer students information on: terrorism, emergency planning, homeland security, methods in disaster research, private sector emergency management, economics of hazards and disasters.

By studying emergency and disaster management, students will be able to analyse factors and strategies that play a crucial role in states of emergency and disasters. The emergency and disaster management discipline will also equip students with critical thinking and analytical skills necessary to lead in complex and dangerous situations. Students participate in different disaster simulations and learn to identify the different responsibilities of individuals and agencies during an emergency.

Career prospects for graduates cover a broad range of emergency service occupations in areas like: government, non-profit organisations, emergency management agencies, public health and safety, law enforcement, immigrations, transportation security, customs and border protection.

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M.Sc. Emergency Management

In Walden’s 100% online MS in Emergency Management program, you can gain the advanced training and leadership skills necessary to lead emergency response efforts and develop disaster prevention and response plans. 

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This masters, as a reference in the nuclear field, will give, to the future managers, a broad and comprehensive vision of the chemistry and physical chemistry applied in the nuclear field, with a very high theoretical and practical level. The Master Degree in Fuel cycle (FC) is offered by Paris-Saclay University.

Master Public Policy - Emergency Management

Walden University’s 100% Online Master of Public Policy (MPP) program can help prepare you to bring about social change through effective public policy. Explore ways to evaluate, implement, and create effective policy change in the private and public sectors. This program offers a variety of specializations so that you can align your coursework with your professional goals. Prepare for a career in a local, state, or federal government agency or in a nonprofit or corporate entity.

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Master Nuclear Reactor Physics and Engineering

Several nuclear calculation codes (related to Neutronics, Thermo-hydraulics, and Material sciences) are implemented in the frame of the academic Teaching Units. The reactivity effects and the control of a PWR are treated through lab work. The Master Degree in Nuclear Reactor Physics and Engineering is offered by Paris-Saclay University.