Executive Master's in Emergency & Disaster Management

Tuition & Financial Aid

21 Apr 12-1pm ET
The Role of Diplomats in Combating Disasters & National Emergencies  

Total tuition for the program is $68,340*.

Tuition breakdown by semester.
Summer 2021 Fall 2021 Spring 2022
$2,214 per credit hour $2,278 per credit hour $2,278 per credit hour

Tuition for the EMPS degree includes:

  • Hotel for each on-site field study
  • Transportation once students arrive at each on-site field study
  • Some meals

Students are responsible for:

  • Travel to and from each location (see program schedule for current field study locations)
  • Some meals
  • $60 mandatory student health insurance fee for each course requiring international travel

For additional information on tuition rates or if you were admitted prior to Fall 2021, please visit the Tuition page.


Georgetown School of Continuing Studies provides a number of service-based scholarships. See Scholarships for more information.
Contact Information: scsscholarships@georgetown.edu.

The School of Continuing Studies also participates in the Yellow Ribbon Program for U.S. veterans.

External scholarship opportunities are also available.

Military Benefits

Georgetown University Veteran Resources connects military students and veterans with the resources they need to successfully transition from combat to classroom and from classroom to new career. This includes help navigating the admissions process, applying for financial aid and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs education benefits, academic assistance, and preparing to re-enter the workforce.

Federal Student Aid

As a student at the School of Continuing Studies, you may be eligible for federal financial aid. To determine eligibility for Federal aid, you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Students complete the 2019-2020 FAFSA in order to apply for financial aid for the 2019 fall, 2020 spring and 2020 summer academic terms. Students complete the 2020-2021 FAFSA in order to apply for financial aid for the 2020 fall, 2021 spring and 2021 summer academic term. Georgetown's Federal Student Aid code is 001445.

To be eligible for Federal Student Loans, you must be enrolled at least half-time as determined by the University Registrar.

Summer Financial Aid

Summer 2020

If you are applying for financial aid for the 2020 summer academic term, you should complete both the 2019–2020 FAFSA and the 2020 summer survey. The 2020 summer surveys will be available on the personal tab of MyAccess in February 2020.

For information on loans and other financial assistance, please contact the Office of Student Financial Services. The office is located in Room G-l9 of the Healy building on the University's Main Campus.

Helpful Financial Aid Websites

For more information, please contact scsfinaid@georgetown.edu. If you are a recently admitted student, please write your last name, first name, and start term in the subject line.

*Tuition rates for each term are published annually, typically in February. Total tuition listed here reflects Fall semester of entry.