Master's in Emergency Management

What Can You Do With a Masters in Emergency Management? 

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“The Emergency Management Program here at the University of New Haven has opened my eyes to a new level of disaster preparedness, the holistic recovery process, proper mitigation procedures, planning considerations, and the importance of the private sector's involvement. Overall, it has taught me how to think and plan at a strategic level and not just an operational."

Our graduates work in prestigious organizations, including:

  • Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA)
  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
  • CT Department of Emergency Management and Homeland Security
  • Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
  • Many fire departments
  • Many hospitals

Online classes let you learn anywhere and anytime
 

Short 7 week terms for quick, effective learning
 

No GRE or GMAT score required to apply

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What You'll Learn In Our Program

Our 36-credit online master’s program covers a wide range of emergency management topics. You’ll get to pick courses from a broad curriculum, including:

  • Principles of Emergency Management
  • Principles and Practices of Hazard Mitigation
  • Catastrophe Readiness and Response
  • Holistic Disaster Recovery: Creating a More Sustainable Future
  • Strategic Planning for the Fire Services
  • Floodplain Management
  • Business Crisis and Continuity Management
  • Disaster Response Operations and Management
  • …and many more!

From firefighters to emergency responders to disaster planners; emergency management specialists are critical to our communities. A Master’s in Emergency Management will equip you to be a leader in this growing field. And, our 100% online program is specifically designed for working professionals. You can attend school and still have time for other priorities in your life.

Learn what our 100% online graduate degree can do for you! 

Emergency Management professionals have employment opportunities in federal, state, and local governments, hospitals, law enforcement, scientific research companies, private sector disaster management, and nonprofit organizations. 

A master’s in Emergency Management will prepare you for management and supervisory positions. According to the US Department of Labor, the median annual earnings for Emergency Managers is $59,770 with the top 10% percent earning over $107,810. 

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"The individualized attention extended by the University's staff has made the online experience more personable than I could have imagined."

“I am a firefighter embarking on a career change that will build on my experience and training. Enrolling in the Master’s degree program at the University of New Haven as the best decision I have made for my career. The instructors have first-hand experience in Emergency Management and the classes are more practical than theoretical. I am confident that when I complete my degree, I will be prepared to handle the challenges I will face as an Emergency Manager.”

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