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Emergency Management

North Dakota State University

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
655 USD/credit
561 USD/credit
374 USD/credit
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About

The mission of NDSU's Emergency Management Program at North Dakota State University is to create a cadre of graduates with extensive theoretical and applied knowledge in emergency management who can advance the field and discipline of emergency management. 

Overview

The Emergency Management program at North Dakota State University is built on a core of emergency management and methods/theory courses to help students approach the study of disasters and emergency management from the emergency management disciplinary perspective. Additionally, the program draws from other disciplines that enhance the development of processes and techniques to deal with emergencies and disasters.

Learning outcomes

The master's and doctoral degree programs in emergency management at NDSU are campus-based. Potential students are encouraged to visit the campus and meet faculty and current graduate students.

The comprehensive and challenging Master's degree program in Emergency Management is intended to explore the academic research literature related to emergency management as well as provide students with opportunities to apply their knowledge through research and/or practicum. The program is built on a core of emergency management courses to help students learn how human beings create, interact, and cope with hazards, vulnerability, and associated events. The program emphasizes the study of how human beings cope with hazard events through activities related to preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Qualitative Methods
  • Qualitative Research Methods in Communication
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Quantitative Research Methods in Communication
  • Theory, Research and Practice
  • Preparedness Theory and Practice
  • Mitigation Theory and Practice
  • Response Theory and Practice
  • Recovery Theory and Practice

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must first complete the Graduate School's online application form and submit the required materials. 
  • Applicants must submit transcripts from the higher education institutions they have attended to the Graduate School.
  • All applicants who have not completed a master's degree in the United States must submit GRE scores. If an applicant has completed a master's degree in the United States, then GRE scores are not required but still strongly recommended.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    655 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 655 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    561 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 561 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    374 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 374 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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