Emergency Management

Designed for public safety administrators and emergency responders who want to move forward in their careers, this specialization examines vital emergency management issues and contingency planning. As a student, you will learn strategies for maintaining public safety during times of disaster and analyze current ethical issues that public administrators may face when a crisis occurs.

Completion Requirements

  • 63 total quarter credits
    • Foundation course (3 cr.)
    • Core courses (40 cr.)
    • Specialization courses (15 cr.)
    • Capstone Seminar (5 cr.)

This sequence represents the minimum time to completion. Time to completion will 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 855-646-5286.

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Courses

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

Quarter Course Code Course Credits
Quarter 1 Course Code MMPA 6116 Course Foundations for Graduate Study Credits (3 cr.)
Quarter 1 Course Code MMPA 6200 Course Principles of Public Administration Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 2 Course Code MMPA 6405 Course Ethics and Social Justice Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 2 Course Code MMPA 6451 Course Public Policy Analysis Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 3 Course Code MMPA 6420 Course Organizational Management and Leadership Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 3 Course Code MMPA 6431 Course Finance and Budgeting for the Public Sector Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 4 Course Code MMPA 6465 Course Strategic Planning: Collaboration, Cooperation, and Coordination Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 4 Course Code MMPA 6480 Course Applied Research and Evaluation Methods Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 5 Course Code MMPA 6435 Course Human Resource Management: Building a Capable Workforce Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 5 Course Code MMPA 6101 Course Critical Issues in Emergency Management Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 6 Course Code MMPA 6201 Course Risk Assessment, Preparedness, and Disaster Mitigation Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 6 Course Code MMPA 6301 Course Disaster Response and Recovery Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 7 Course Code MMPA 6910 Course Master of Public Administration Capstone Credits (5 cr.)
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