Learn to prevent, mitigate, and assess emergencies as you develop essential communication skills and build your leadership expertise. Whether an emergency is natural or manmade, emergency preparedness is vital to ensure the least possible impact on the welfare of those affected. From emergency preparedness to recovery, learn the process of emergency planning and response and take on leadership roles in security and emergency situations.
Skills You'll Learn
Identify, analyze, and respond to a variety of human and natural crises
Manage the phases of comprehensive emergency management (mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery)
Develop and communicate mitigation plans
Plan out your schedule and determine your preferred timeline for completing your master's degree—finish in as few as 18 months or take up to five years.
Emergency Management Specialist Salary: National Average
Flexible Online Classes
We understand the demands of balancing work, friends and family, and school can be challenging. That's why at University College, you can complete your program entirely online. Our online learning platform makes it easy to work anywhere at any time.
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University College programs maintain the highest level of accreditation offered by The Higher Learning Commission, one of the regional accrediting bodies recognized by the federal government. The University of Denver and all of its academic programs are regionally accredited by this commission, and regional accreditation is the highest standard for universities in the United States.