Student Profile

As a student in our program, you will become a member of a professional and academic community that has a passion for improving the safety of communities across the nation and the globe.

Our students come from diverse but complementary backgrounds including medicine, human and social services, nonprofits, military, humanitarian aid, first response, and all levels of government. Some of your classmates will have years of emergency or disaster management experience, while others will be looking to break into this line of work for the first time. Both types of students contribute invaluable perspectives to this inherently interdisciplinary field of study.

Job Titles of students in the program

  • Regional Administrator
  • Researcher
  • Systems Analyst
  • Continuity Planner
  • Emergency Management Specialist
  • Program Coordinator
  • Emergency Transfer Coordinator Specialist
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Deputy Chief
  • Senior Consultant

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

  • Federal Government
  • Nonprofit
  • U.S. Military
  • Public School System
  • State Government

Geographic Location

  • Florida
  • Texas
  • New York
  • Arkansas
  • Virginia
  • Illinois
  • Nebraska
  • Washington, D.C.

This section has testimonials from current students and alumni.
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    You will not find a staff, faculty, or curriculum that rivals this program.”

    Barry Morgan Master's in Emergency & Disaster Management

Whether you choose to take courses online or on campus, you will learn with—and from—like-minded individuals who share your commitment to public service.