M.Sc. On Campus Online

Safety, Security, and Emergency Management

Eastern Kentucky University

12 months
750 USD/credit 22500 USD/year
750 USD/credit 22500 USD/year
550 USD/credit 16500 USD/year
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The Safety, Security, and Emergency Management program offered at Eastern Kentucky University is designed to provide students with a broad background in safety, security, and emergency management, in addition to the option for more in-depth knowledge of at least one area of Occupational Safety, Corporate Security Operations and Emergency Management & Disaster Resilience.


The objectives of the Safety, Security, and Emergency Management program of Eastern Kentucky University are:

  • To provide a broad based program that affords the depth of education, the specialized skills, and the sense of creativity that will allow the graduate to practice in and contribute to the field of safety, security, and emergency management.
  • To provide an avenue for a highly mobile and marketable career to individuals wishing to pursue graduate education in the Safety, Security and Emergency Management discipline.
  • To add to the body of knowledge through scholarly activity, research, and advanced professional training.
  • To provide safety, security, and emergency management practitioners with leadership skills needed for the planning and delivery of loss prevention and safety services at the state, regional, and national levels.

Where Are Recent Graduates of the Program Employed?

  • State and Federal OSHA
  • Homeland security positions in state and federal government
  • Marathon Oil
  • Georgia-Pacific

Programme Structure

Courses include:

    • Homeland Security

    • School Safety

    • Occupational Safety

    • Fire & Emergency Services

    • Emergency Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
149 (verbal)
141 (quantitative)
3 (analytical)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students seeking clear admission should hold a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution of higher learning with a 2.5 grade point average overall
  • Students with an undergraduate grade point below 2.5 will be required to sit for the GRE and acquire a target score in three categories: Verbal 149, Quantitative 141 and Analytical Writing 3.0
  • Applicants without an academic and/or experiential background in a related discipline or field of study including, but not limited to: occupational safety, security, homeland security, emergency management, emergency medical, insurance, and risk management may be accepted into the program with departmental approval

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    22500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 750 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    22500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 750 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    16500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 550 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Richmond

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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