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Emergency and Disaster Management and Homeland Security

American Public University

2 months
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About

Crisis action planning, including impacts of global warming are key topics examined with the dual Emergency and Disaster Management and Homeland Security MA course at the American Public University (APU).

Overview

Course Details

Comprising two master’s programs—the Emergency and Disaster Management and Homeland Security MA course at the American Public University—this online program evaluates the relationships among local, state, and federal agencies during operations. You will study all concepts of emergency management, including mitigation, hazard analysis, and terrorism. The history and evolution of the Department of Homeland Security, along with its functions and techniques, are explored.

Your learning will be deepened by field experts—faculty who are board-certified emergency managers (CEM) or who hold key positions in government, safety, or security organizations.

What You Will Do

  • Organize emergency management functions and activities using contemporary emergency and disaster management concepts and federal guidelines
  • Formulate policies, procedures, and protocols to allow seamless agency integration in both small and large emergency operations centers assuring compliance with the National Response Plan and National Incident Management System
  • Perform economic and social analyses necessary to provide funding recommendations to appropriate fiscal authorities
  • Evaluate specific domestic security challenges for the 21st century

Accreditation

  • This program is accredited by the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Emergency and Disaster Theory
  • Interagency Disaster Management
  • Economics of Disaster
  • Crisis Action Planning
  • Homeland Security and Defense
  • Weapons of Mass Destruction and the New Terrorism
  • Domestic Terrorism and Extremist Groups
  • Resilience and Homeland Security
  • Intelligence and Homeland Security
  • Public Policy

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 2 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

Courses Start Monthly

Language

English
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).
6.5
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Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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).
6.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • All APU master's degree/graduate certificate programs require a bachelor’s degree (or higher) from an institution whose accreditation is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
  • Please read all graduate admission requirements before applying to this program and be prepared to submit the required documentation.
  • There is no fee to complete the APU admission application.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    370 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 370 USD per credit during 2 months.
  • National

    370 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 370 USD per credit during 2 months.

$250 with military grant

Funding

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