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Emergency Management, M.Sc.

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About

The program includes preparing for, responding to, recovering from, and mitigating future losses from the broad range of threats including natural and public health hazards and man-made or technological events. The program includes courses in emerging technologies, legal and organizational frameworks, and necessary knowledge to design and implement effective programs to reduce the toll that disasters and other emergencies take on individuals, organizations, and society in complex urban environments. This program is consistent with the College's long-standing mission in public safety, and graduate emergency management courses already offered at the College.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Geographic Information Systems for Public Safety and Emergency Management
  • Technology in Emergency Management
  • Business Continuity Planning
  • Seminar in Emergency Management and Response
  • Safety and Security in the Built Environment
  • Risk Analysis and Loss Prevention
  • Introduction to Protection Management Systems
  • Security of Information and Technology
  • Theory and Design of Fire Protection Systems
  • Analysis of Building and Fire Codes
  • Terrorism and Politics
  • Terrorism and Apocalyptic Violence
  • Organizational Performance Assessment
  • Public Sector Inspection and Oversight
  • Private Security: Function and Role in Homeland Defense
  • Risk, Threat, and Critical Infrastructure
  • Safety and Security in he Built Environment
  • Theory and Design of Security Systems

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university in the U.S. or an international equivalent
  • An undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher ( or meet contingency requirements as determined by the program on a case-by-case basis)
  • The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), or IELTS, is required for international applicants who have not studied in English-speaking countries. John Jay College's TOEFL code number is 2115-99. The minimum acceptable TOEFL score is 550 for the paper-based test, 213 for the computer-based test, and 79-80 for the internet-based test. The minimum score for IELTS is 7

Tuition Fee

  • National

    5385 USD/semester
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Non-NYS Resident: $830.00 Per Credit Hour

Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

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