18 months
615 USD/credit
615 USD/credit
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Through this 100% online Public Administration - Disaster Management program from Liberty University, you will learn to assess risk, mitigate hazards, create safe and prepared communities, and respond to natural and man-made disasters within your sector, whether that’s local, state, or nation-wide.

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Liberty University has been pioneering distance education since 1985, giving us the experience needed to create a cutting-edge online learning environment designed to meet your needs. 

Because the Public Administration - Disaster Management program can be completed 100% online with no set login times, you can stay involved in your family, career, or community while you earn your degree.

At Liberty, your success is our success. The University strives to ensure that you are provided with the education and training you need to be successful in disaster management wherever your career takes you. We don’t just train professionals. We train exceptional, value-driven professionals who are prepared to lead in their fields. Partner with us, and make the impact you always knew you could.

Why Choose Liberty’s Master of Public Administration – Disaster Management  Program?

As an accredited Christian college ranked in the top 1% of over 2,000 other online colleges and universities for quality, affordability, and accessibility, Liberty is one of the premier universities offering master’s degrees in disaster management. 

Liberty believes in academic excellence taught from a biblical perspective.

Potential Career Options with an Online Master’s Degree in Disaster Management

  • Emergency management director
  • Emergency management specialist
  • Emergency preparedness administrator
  • Homeland security officer


Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Understanding Terrorism and Homeland Security
  • Hazard Mitigation
  • Politics and Policy of Public Sector Budgeting

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.




36 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants must have a regionally or nationally accredited bachelor’s degree with a 3.0 GPA or above for admission in good standing. 

All applicants must submit the following:
  • Admission application
  • Application fee
  • Official college transcripts
  • Unofficial college transcripts may be accepted with a completed official transcript request form
  • Proof of English proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    615 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 615 USD per credit and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    615 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 615 USD per credit and a duration of 18 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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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