M.Sc. Online

Emergency Management

Adelphi University

12 months
28080 USD/year
28080 USD/year
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Learn from the Best: Our emergency management professors are passionate educators, researchers and practitioners who have been on the front lines for many of our nation’s worst disasters. We offer a master degree in Emergency Management at the Adelphi University. 


The online Master of Science in Emergency Management (MS in EM) at the Adelphi University provides you with the practical broad-based knowledge and state-of-the-art training that emergency managers need to effectively lead in today’s increasingly complex, interdisciplinary emergency management environment.

Our cutting-edge curriculum offers advanced training in all-hazards planning, an approach that applies across disciplines and organizations. Courses are developed and taught by Adelphi University faculty members, many with front-line experience managing major planned and unplanned events including presidential visits, global meetings, terrorist attacks, health epidemics, aviation emergencies and natural disasters.

Program Benefits

  • 100 percent online, instructor-led courses enable you to advance your education without disrupting your career.
  • The state-of-the-art MS in EM curriculum teaches you how to manage disaster preparedness, mitigation, response and recovery, and can be tailored to address your specific career goals.
  • You learn about the latest technology including the use of drones in disaster response.
  • You gain rich learning experiences and networking opportunities by studying with emergency management professionals from diverse areas including public service, military, emergency services and business.
  • You can earn an 18-credit Certificate in Emergency Management, which applies as credit toward your MS in EM.
  • No Flexible entrance requirements—no GRE required

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Emergency Management 
  • Health Management in Times of Disaster
  • Organizational Planning and Response
  • Business Continuity Planning 
  • Emergency Management Law
  • Research in Emergency and Disaster Management 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We offer rolling admissions.


30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed application
  • Official transcripts for all schools attended. See below for more information.
  • Personal statement describing your interest in the online Master of Science in Emergency Management program (500 words maximum).
  • One letter of recommendation: This should either be from a faculty member who is familiar with your academic work, or from an individual who can discuss your work or relevant experience.
  • Professional résumé
  • $50 application fee
  • International Students whose native language is not English must submit a minimum TOEFL score of 80 or a minimum IELTS score of 6.5. International students in this program are not eligible for an F-1 visa.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28080 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28080 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    28080 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28080 USD for the full programme during 12 months.


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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