The Master of Science degree in Emergency Management and Disaster Science at University of North Texas provides students with in-depth knowledge of diverse theoretical perspectives and empirical research traditions that inform the practice of emergency management. This degree provides a solid academic and practical foundation for those seeking to begin or advance their careers in emergency management or pursue doctoral studies in a hazard-or disaster-related discipline. In addition to taking required courses in emergency management theory, methods and statistics, students may select from a range of electives covering such topics as challenges of disaster response, disaster preparedness and management, community recovery and resilience, and international disasters. Our program also offers:
- Flexibility to tailor your degree to your own professional interests
- Proximity to FEMA Region VI offices and unique learning opportunities
- Opportunities to participate in research under a faculty member’s supervision
- Study abroad opportunities
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The department's faculty come from diverse educational and professional backgrounds, and bring a breadth of knowledge and experience to the classroom. They have written books on emergency management topics and have published in many of the top scholarly journals on hazards, disasters and emergency management. Faculty also have received significant external funding for their research from numerous sources, including the National Science Foundation and the Texas Department of Public Safety. Current research topics include:
- Community disaster preparedness
- Donations management
- Evacuation and return-entry processes
- Long-term community recovery
- Post-disaster home buyout programs
- Resilience planning
- 12 months
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DisciplinesEmergency & Disaster Management View 54 other Masters in Emergency & Disaster Management in United States
- A personal statement not exceeding 500 words
- Two letters of recommendation
- A writing sample of 1,000 words or less
International30164 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 30164 USD per year during 12 months.
National30164 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 30164 USD per year during 12 months.
In-State22568 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 22568 USD per year during 12 months.
Estimated expenses for international students will be provided on their immigration documents by the Division of International Affairs.
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