Throughout the Management: Emergency Management curriculum at University of Maryland University College, major emphasis is placed on the effects of rapid technological change on organizations and administrative processes, and the consequent ethical and moral responsibilities of managers to society at large.
The emergency management specialization is designed for individuals who intend to assume greater management responsibility in helping communities reduce vulnerability to hazards and cope with disasters in both private and public settings. Students gain an essential understanding of the entire vision, mission, and principles of emergency management with an emphasis on leadership, management, use of technology and cross-agency collaboration.
The curriculum covers management theories and its application and emergency management-related research including interpreting hazard, vulnerability, and risk-related data and literature. Courses also explore the major principles of this cross-disciplinary field that integrates all activities necessary to build, sustain, and improve the ability to mitigate against, prepare for, respond to, and recover from threatened or actual natural disasters, acts of terrorism, or other man-made disasters.
Graduates of this program will be able to:
- Use methods and conduct of organizational assessments
- Understand the organization/environment relationship
- Oversee strategic planning
- Demonstrate organizational communication and leadership
- Budget and allocate resources
- Manage organizational decision making
- Director of Emergency Management
- Business Continuity Specialist
- Emergency Management Department Director
- Disaster Management Specialist
- Emergency Management Specialist
- Emergency Operations Manager
- Emergency Management Director
- Emergency Planner
- Emergency Management Program Analyst
- Hazard/Risk Management Specialist
- Emergency Management Program Director
- Disaster Recovery Specialist
- Emergency Management Coordinating Officer
- Emergency Management Training Specialist
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Intercultural Communication and Leadership
Financial Decision Making for Managers
Statistics for Managerial Decision Making
Strategic Management Capstone
Comprehensive Crisis and Emergency Management
Hazard Risk and Vulnerability Assessment
Information Technology in Emergency Management
Concepts in Homeland Security
Resilience Planning and Preparedness for Disaster Response and Recovery
Crisis Communication for Emergency Managers
- 12 months
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DisciplinesEmergency & Disaster Management View 30 other Masters in Emergency & Disaster Management in United States
- Official documentation indicating successful completion of the equivalent of a U.S. baccalaureate degree: If you were educated in a country other than the United States, you must have your official transcripts evaluated by an independent credit evaluation service. The evaluation company will send a copy of the evaluation to both you and UMUC. However, providing your transcript does not ensure admission to the Graduate School.
- English language proficiency: If you were educated outside of the U.S., you need to demonstrate college-level proficiency in written English to UMUC.
International659 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 659 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
National480 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 480 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
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