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M.Sc. On Campus

Emergency Management and Disaster Science

University of North Texas

12 months
Duration
30164 USD/year
30164 USD/year
22568 USD/year
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About

The University of North Texas Department of Emergency Management and Disaster Science (EMDS) educates students in the theoretical and empirical underpinnings of emergency management. Primary emphasis is placed upon the human dimensions of hazards and disasters, and enhancing community and societal resilience to a wide range of threats. 

Overview

Graduate Opportunities

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

Programme Structure

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

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
53
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
53
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A personal statement not exceeding 500 words
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • A writing sample of 1,000 words or less

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30164 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30164 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    30164 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30164 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    22568 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based 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.

Living costs for Denton

1036 - 1920 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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