Terrorism And Emergency Management Specialization - M.S. in Emergency Management

Terrorism and Emergency Management

From terrorist attacks, such as 9/11, to natural disasters like Hurricane Katrina, individuals are vulnerable to a multitude of dangers. Preparation is an important aspect of quick response. The Terrorism and Emergency Management specialization explores the history, economics, planning, and response strategies associated with public crises. You will analyze the USA PATRIOT Act and similar legislation to understand the impact these laws have on citizens and government agencies. You will also study the development and deployment of culturally appropriate relief services to determine their effectiveness in aiding those traumatized by disasters.

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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