Emergency Management Specialization - Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration

Emergency Management

The emergency situations we face in today’s complex environment call for a new leadership approach. This specialization offers emergency response professionals the skills to lead, manage, and motivate others during emergencies; to build confident and capable teams; and to address challenging ethical situations that may arise during the course of duty.

Completion Requirements

  • 82 total quarter credits
    • Core courses (35 cr.)
    • Specialization courses (15 cr.)
    • Foundation Research Sequence (12 cr.)
  • Professional Development Plan
  • Four Ph.D. residencies to equal a minimum of 16 days 
  • Minimum of 8–9 quarters enrollment depending on the transfer of credits awarded

Time to completion may vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate of your time to completion, call an enrollment advisor at 1-866-492-5336.

Core Courses


Choose one of the following three courses to complete the Core Courses requirement:


Specialization Courses


Foundation Research Sequence


Dissertation

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