M.Sc. On Campus Online

Disaster Medicine and Management

Thomas Jefferson University

12 months
1226 USD/credit 44136 USD/year
1226 USD/credit 44136 USD/year
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This Disaster Medicine and Management program at Thomas Jefferson University  is designed to educate medical, public safety and defense professionals working in the public and private sectors to plan for, respond to, and mitigate the effects of natural and manmade disasters, including terrorism war, tsunamis, earthquakes, wildfires, volcanoes, hazardous materials and major power grid disruptions.


The MS in Disaster Medicine and Management from Thomas Jefferson University can be an online distance program or an on-campus program. 

Key Features 

  • The 36-credit, 12-course curriculum can be completed in one to three years, depending on a student’s course load. 
  • Coursework is available in the fall, spring and summer terms. Eight courses are required as outlined in the core section; with 4 electives that you choose from among the course offerings.

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Foundations in Emergency Management
  • Organizational Management and Communications in Disasters
  • Psychological Aspects of Disasters
  • Principles of Disaster Exercises and Drills
  • Public Health Implications of Disasters
  • Logistic Management for Disasters

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




36 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts: Submit official undergraduate and graduate transcripts from all regionally accredited institutions you have attended and/or from which you earned credit. Official transcripts can be sent electronically by the institution to or mailed to the address above.
  • Personal Statement: Submit a statement of purpose outlining your interest in the program, how the course of study relates to your desired career path, and your academic and job-related experiences that are relevant to the program.
  • Letters of Recommendation: Submit two letters of reference that provide insight into your academic competence. References from college or university faculty members are recommended. You may request recommendations through your MyJefferson account.
  • Résumé: A current professional résumé is required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    44136 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1226 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    44136 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1226 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 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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