M.Sc. On Campus

Fire and Emergency Sciences

University of Florida

24 months
30134 USD/year
30134 USD/year
12740 USD/year
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The Master of Science in Fire and Emergency Sciences degree program at University of Florida focuses on Emergency Services/Disaster Management (ES/DM) and is designed for individuals who are seeking knowledge in emergency planning, hazard mitigation and preparedness, disaster response and recovery, and homeland security. 


Key facts:

  • The goal is to create broad experience that includes the many elements of current cases in ES/DM and emphasizes both the critical thinking and leadership skills necessary to advance in the field.
  • The Fire and Emergency Sciences degree offered at University of Florida provides post-professional advancement for the critical technical issues beyond the initial emergency science practices and administrative studies. Major research topics include interdisciplinary studies in material sciences, supression systems, advanced planning and geographic systems, pre- and post-disaster mitigation planning, computer applications, and technological innovations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Construction Methods Improvements
  • Comprehensive Estimating
  • Construction Cost Analysis
  • Facilities Operation and Maintenance
  • Construction Project Delivery
  • Equipment and Methods for Heavy Construction

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A recognized baccalaureate, graduate or professional degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or a comparable degree from an international institution.
  • For applicants with a bachelor’s degree only, a minimum grade point average of B (3.0), calculated from all grades and credits after the semester where the applicant reached 60 semester hours or 90 quarter hours is required. Applicants should refer directly to their intended academic units for Graduate Record  Examination (GRE) or Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) requirements. If required, academic test scores are used in the context of a holistic credential review process. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30134 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 30134 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    30134 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30134 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    12740 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12740 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Gainesville

900 - 1335 USD /month
Living costs

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


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