Public Management And Leadership Specialization - M.S. in Emergency Management

Public Management and Leadership

Recent devastation caused by natural disasters and terrorist acts highlights an elevated need for prepared public officials. Leaders who can react quickly and effectively during emergencies are essential. The Public Management and Leadership specialization helps prepare you to coordinate relief plans and supervise response teams. In this specialization, you can develop the project management skills you need to oversee large-scale disaster recovery efforts.

Completion Requirements

  • 51 total quarter credits
    • Foundation course (1 cr.)
    • Core courses (30 cr.)
    • Specialization courses (15 cr.)
    • Capstone Seminar (5 cr.)

This program can be completed in as little as 18 months. Time to completion may vary by student, depending on individual progress; credits transferred, if applicable; and prerequisite courses. For a personalized estimate of your time to completion, call an enrollment advisor at 1-866-492-5336.


The program’s courses are 11 weeks in length and are delivered in a prescribed sequence.

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