Disaster Studies, M.A. | The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley | Texas City, United States
12 months
Duration
15676 USD/year
15676 USD/year
8332 USD/year
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About

The Master of Arts in Disaster Studies program at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley offers students broad interdisciplinary training and experience in the field of emergency management with classes on both the Edinburg and Brownsville campuses and online.

Overview

Graduates from the Disaster Studies program at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley will enjoy a wide range of career opportunities as emergency management specialists, homeland security officers, hospital emergency preparedness administrators, public health planners, communication officers, and emergency response technicians.  

Key Features 

  • The program also prepares students for Ph.D. programs in emergency management, public health, and related fields.  
  • Funding opportunities in the form of assistantships are available for both domestic and international students.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Graduate Statistics
  • Graduate Methods
  • Disaster and Society
  • Geographic Information Systems for Disaster Management
  • Principles of Emergency Management
  • Social Demography
  • Global Security

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Rolling admission for national students.

Credits

36 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Undergraduate degree from any major.
  • Undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0. If applicant does not meet minimum undergraduate GPA criterion, GRE general test are required for conditional admission. GRE test scores are valid for 5 years.
  • Official transcripts from each institution attended.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15676 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7838 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    15676 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7838 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    8332 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4166 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Texas City

882 - 1634 USD /month
Living costs

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

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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