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Master of Public Health - Disaster Management

Benedictine University



Benedictine University's Master of Public Health - Disaster Management program focuses on the many skills necessary to meet the challenge of planning for, mitigating and recovering from disasters.

The Disaster Management Program is designed for the widest spectrum of health care professionals as well as officials in government, law enforcement and emergency services. It emphasizes skills necessary to prevent disasters from a health standpoint, assess risk, develop plans, communicate with various organizations and populations and act in accordance with established models and practices and aid in recovery.

Graduates from this program can be found in a wide variety of leadership roles in many different professional settings including hospitals, independent cardiac rehabilitation programs, agencies, schools, corporations and health clubs. In addition to professional preparation, the program also provides an excellent educational background for those who wish to pursue further study at the doctoral level. This MPH degree is completed in 66 credits, and requires applicants to have a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

Accreditation Information

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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