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Emergency Management, M.Sc.

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  • 24 months
    Duration
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The graduate-level Emergency Management program at Millersville University releases leaders into the workforce who are prepared to plan and coordinate emergency management efforts.
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Overview

WHY STUDY THIS PROGRAM?Millersville University is building a workforce of leaders in preparedness and disaster management through the Emergency Management program. With coursework offered completely online, this graduate-level program is designed to educate individuals to plan and coordinate emergency management efforts. Graduates are prepared to serve in a variety of positions in the emergency management field, both in the public and private sectors.The Emergency Management program is unique as MU instructors offer real world experience from their respective fields of study. Emergency management experts and disaster studies researchers come together to provide a comprehensive program through the interdisciplinary Center for Disaster Research and Education. This graduate program is dynamic, and the courses are continually redeveloped and new courses are added to meet the growing needs of the field.Millersville University topped the 2017 national rankings of Best Online Master’s in Emergency Management Programs selected by BestColleges.com. The University also ranked sixth in the 2017 national rankings of Most Affordable Online Master’s in Emergency Management Programs selected by AffordableColleges.com.Graduates of this program receive a Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Emergency Management.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles and Practices of Emergency Management 
  • Technical and Professional Writing for Emergency Management 
  • Social Dimensions of Disaster (3)

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    65

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  • Minimum required score:

    500

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.8

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.8 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

  • Before an application will be considered for admission, the following documents must be submitted to the College of Graduate Studies and Adult Learning: a completed graduate application and application fee, an official transcript from all institutions of higher education attended, verification of completion of a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution, three professional letters of recommendation, a goal statement and a résumé. If an applicant does not meet the minimum undergraduate GPA requirement of 2.8, an official score from either the GRE or MAT test taken within five years of the date of application is required. 

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    774 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 774 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    774 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 774 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    516 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 516 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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