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Learn how our 100% online master's degree could benefit your career!

From firefighters to emergency responders to disaster planners; emergency management specialists are critical to our communities. A Master’s in Emergency Management can help equip you to be a leader in this growing field. 

Our 36-credit online master’s program covers a broad curriculum of theories and research methods. Courses are offered in 6 to 7.5 week terms, and provide a solid foundation for success.

Can’t physically be on campus? You can still enjoy a top-quality University of New Haven education. Our fully online courses let you set your own class time and place. Most important, the courses offer the same objectives, expectations, and value as their on-campus counterparts, and carry the same academic credit.

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Become a Leader

A Master's in Emergency Management offers more flexibility than a Masters's in Fire Science

Learn disaster preparedness, mitigation, response, and recovery with research-based principles that align with FEMA guidelines.

You'll learn to design Emergency Response Plans for organizations and/or government entities.

Design an Emergency Response Plan

Classes are completely on your schedule, and each takes just 6 to 7.5 weeks to complete.

100% Online

Take your next step, without even stepping outside

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) the field of emergency management is one of the fastest growing career fields. Emergency management directors/specialist occupations are projected to grow the fastest, with an expected 22% total increase from 2008-2018.

The median annual earnings for Emergency Managers is $59,770 per year with the top 10% percent earning over $107,810.

Increase your salary


“The program here at the University of New Haven has taught me how to think and plan at a strategic level and not just an operational."

Darren Foster

Emergency Management Graduate Student

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