||Through a blend of online courses and on-site residencies, seasoned emergency management professionals develop leadership and strategy skills needed to advance their careers. Residencies take students around the world and offer hands-on opportunities to explore various hazards and emerging challenges across diverse environments.
||Students develop the latest skills, strategies, and tools used for the coordination and management of hazards and disasters. The program offers options for students to enroll in courses on campus, online, or through a combination of both. Courses focus on applied, practical knowledge needed to succeed in an emergency management career.
||Industry professionals in leadership positions with 6+ years of relevant work experience
||Entry/mid-level industry professionals and career changers with 0–5 years of work experience
||Full-time or Part-time
||Hybrid: online with 5 on-site residencies
||On campus in downtown Washington, D.C.
||5 required courses (6 credits/each):
- Theory & Legal Framework
- Natural Disasters
- Terrorism & WMD
- U.S. Support to a Foreign Disaster
|11 courses (3 credits/each), including:
- 4 Foundation Courses
- 5 Electives
||$1,995 per credit hour. Approximate total cost to student is $59,850, plus paying for some travel.
||$1,263 per credit hour. Approximate total cost is $41,679.
||Fall, Spring, or Summer
||1 year (12 consecutive months)
||2 to 5 years, depending on enrollment format
||- 5 online courses each featuring on-site residencies, nationwide and abroad
- Cohort model of seasoned professionals creates dynamic and diverse learning environment
|- Hands-on components, including internship, service learning project, or externship
- Focus on communications, budget management, and technology skills
- Exploration of disasters of all scales from the local to the international