Student Profile

As a student in our EMPS in Emergency & Disaster Management program, you will join an outstanding group of leaders who share your passion for improving the safety and security of communities across the nation and around the globe.

Students in this program bring leadership experience in distinct but complementary fields such as medicine, human and social services, nonprofits, military, humanitarian aid, first response, and all levels of government.

Job Titles of students in the program

  • Logistics Coordinator & Regional Manager Emergency Services
  • Battalion Chief
  • Emergency Management Planner
  • Program Manager
  • CBRNE Specialist
  • Logistics Specialist
  • Journeyman Forecaster
  • Associate Director of Emergency Management
  • Doctor/Physician
  • All Hazards Planner

Industries/sectors/types of organizations where students are currently employed

  • Nonprofits
  • Federal Government: FEMA, DHS, USAID, State Department
  • U.S. Military: Coast Guard, Army
  • Public School System
  • State Government
  • National Weather Service

Geographic Location

  • Washington, D.C.
  • Denver, CO
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Qatar
  • Germany

This section has testimonials from current students and alumni.
  • Headshot of Michael Hayashida

    The lifelong professional relationships that I made through the EDM program are invaluable.”

    Michael Hayashida Executive Master's in Emergency & Disaster Management

Through a combination of online and in-person opportunities around the world, you will learn with—and from—diverse individuals who share your commitment to saving lives through the continuous improvement of emergency preparedness, response, and recovery efforts.