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Management: Emergency Management

University of Maryland University College

12 months
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659 USD/credit 23724 USD/year
659 USD/credit 23724 USD/year
504 USD/credit 18144 USD/year
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Combine advanced leadership skills with leading-edge operational tactics in the dynamic master's degree program in Management: Emergency Management at University of Maryland University College.

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Overview

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 programme

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

Career Path

  • 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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Organizational Theory

  • 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

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23724 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 659 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    23724 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 659 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    18144 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 504 USD per credit during 12 months.

Funding

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