Degrees in Emergency & Disaster Management

Prepare for the Unexpected Challenges of Tomorrow

Featuring a flexible, hands-on curriculum, Georgetown University’s Master of Professional Studies in Emergency & Disaster Management arms students with the contemporary communications, critical thinking, science, and technology skills they need to become effective leaders and exceptional practitioners in the evolving field of emergency management. Designed for entry- and mid-level professionals looking to enter into or advance within the emergency management profession, the program prepares students to successfully manage threats while also providing them with a strong foundation in current industry standards, methodologies, and expectations.

  • Flexible Schedule. Students can take classes online, on campus, or through a combination of both.
  • Practical Application. Using case studies and real-world challenges, courses emphasize the knowledge and skills needed to effectively plan for and respond to a wide range of crises.
  • Hands-On Component. Students gain firsthand experience in the field through an internship, an externship, or a service learning project.
  • Networking Opportunities. The program provides unique opportunities to engage with industry leaders and seasoned practitioners.
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