Enhance your critical-thinking skills and become knowledgeable in mission planning, management relief, and recovery during a public crisis with the Emergency and Disaster Management MA course at the American Public University.
This leading-edge program—accredited by the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress—is designed to prepare professionals to effectively manage crises. APU’s MA in Emergency and Disaster Management advances your knowledge of response, recovery, and economics of emergency and disaster management. Through case studies, you will examine natural, technical, and human-induced public emergencies, disasters, and catastrophes.
Your academic experience is enriched by faculty—some are board-certified emergency managers (CEM) or hold key positions in government, safety, or security.
What You Will Do
- Develop a research proposal for emergency and disaster management
- Select, evaluate, and prioritize research projects and proposals
- Organize emergency management functions and activities
- Formulate plans that clearly differentiate disaster response actions
- This program is accredited by the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress.
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- Emergency and Disaster Theory
- Research Design and Methods
- Emergency and Disaster Planning and Management
- Interagency Disaster Management
- Crisis Action Planning
- Emergency Management and Public Law
- 2 months
Start dates & application deadlines
Courses Start Monthly
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- All APU graduate programs require you to have earned a minimum of a bachelor’s degree 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.
- If you have a non-U.S. transcript, please view our International Admissions page for more information.
- There is no fee to complete the APU admission application.
International370 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 370 USD per credit during 2 months.
National370 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 370 USD per credit during 2 months.
$250 with military grant
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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