General Program

The General Program provides you with a broad exposure to the field of emergency management. Coursework will help enable you to effectively develop, manage, and deploy disaster relief plans as well as help shape public policy.

Completion Requirements

  • 48 total quarter credits
    • Foundation course (3 cr.)
    • Core courses (40 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.

Note: Specializations are optional for the MS in Emergency Management program. Students who choose not to pursue a specialization will complete only these courses.

Courses

Quarter Course Code Course Credits
Quarter 1 Course Code MSEM 6116 Course Foundations for Graduate Study Credits (3 cr.)
Quarter 1 Course Code MSEM 6100 Course Critical Issues in Emergency Management Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 2 Course Code MSEM 6200 Course Risk Assessment, Preparedness, and Disaster Mitigation Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 2 Course Code MSEM 6420 Course Organizational Management and Leadership Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 3 Course Code MSEM 6300 Course Disaster Response and Recovery Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 3 Course Code MSEM 6830 Course Current Issues in Homeland Security Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 4 Course Code MSEM 6480 Course Applied Research and Evaluation Methods Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 4 Course Code MSEM 6771 Course Terrorism: A Systematic Approach for Emergency Preparedness Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 5 Course Code MMPA 6832 Course Terrorism: Legislation and Policy Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 5 Course Code MSEM 6910 Course Capstone Seminar Credits (5 cr.)
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