Degrees in Emergency & Disaster Management

On-Campus, Online, and Executive Master's Programs


Mitigate. Respond. Recover.

In a world marked by growing populations, diminishing resources, and evolving threats, the emergency management field is more critical than ever. As such, there is a rising demand for professionals who are able to effectively plan for, respond to, and manage risks and crises on local, national, and global scales.

Georgetown offers three distinct degree formats that are designed to shape the next generation of emergency management practitioners and leaders.

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Executive Master's

Emergency & Disaster Management Online
Format: Hybrid: online with 5 week-long on-site intensives
Duration: 1 year
Recommended Experience: Industry professionals in leadership positions with 6+ years of relevant work experience

On-Campus Master's

Emergency & Disaster Management Online
Format: On campus in D.C.
Duration: 2–5 years
Recommended Experience: Professionals with 1–5 years of work experience

Online Master's

Emergency & Disaster Management Online
Format: Online
Duration: 2–5 years
Recommended Experience: Professionals with 1–5 years of work experience

*Fall 2016 applications for the MPS degree are now open.

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