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M.Sc. Online

Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management

Arkansas State University

12 months
Duration
11412 USD/year
11412 USD/year
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About

The Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management program at Arkansas State University offers you the career and educational preparation you need to support large and small communities during natural catastrophes. Learn to prevent, mitigate and oversee crises resulting from natural disasters or other events causing functional physical, emotional and/or social disruption to society.

Overview

Program Description

The accredited online Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management program at Arkansas State University will educate you on the hazards, risks and theories of various disasters and emergencies and how to distinguish between types as well as how to actively apply your knowledge.

By studying historical and contextual occurrences, you will understand the social, cultural and economic dimensions of emergency management within political, legal and fiscal contexts. You will also learn to use various communication methods and technological tools to navigate relevant public, private, governmental and non-governmental sectors. This online degree program is designed to prepare you for new career roles or for advancement within the disaster preparedness and emergency management field.

During this online master’s program, you will be fully supported by highly qualified faculty and staff and gain practical experience through an internship or practicum by working with faculty-approved mentor(s) or at an emergency management site.

As a graduate, you will be prepared for expanded positions in disaster preparedness, such as:

  • Disaster Recovery Manager
  • Emergency Management Program Specialist
  • Emergency Response Team Leader
  • Emergency Services Director
  • Environmental Health and Safety Manager
  • Hospital Emergency Preparedness Administrator
  • Hurricane Program Manager
  • Nuclear Emergency Planner
  • Safety Specialist

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Crisis Communications in DPEM
  • Theory Development in DPEM
  • Research Design and Methodology in DPEM
  • Global Perspectives in DPEM
  • Health Care Issues and Policies related to DPEM
  • Ethics and Legal Considerations in DPEM

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

36 SCH

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.75

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete online application and pay a nonrefundable $30 fee
  • Bachelor's degree in any discipline
  • GPA of 2.75 on a 4.00 scale or a 3.00 GPA in the last 60 hours
  • Official transcript(s) sent from the registrar of the college/university attended
  • Students must complete the following FEMA Emergency Management Institute classes prior to admission or within the first seven weeks of this program: Introduction to the Incident Command System, An Introduction to the National Incident Management System, National Response Framework, An Introduction, Basic Incident Command System for Initial Response
  • Students must also complete these courses prior to admission or within the first seven weeks of this program: Core Disaster Life Support (CDLS), Basic Disaster Life Support (BDLS), Health Care Provider CPR

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11412 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11412 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    11412 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11412 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • $317 per credit hour

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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