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Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Public Safety - Emergency Management

Capella University



The online Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Public Safety - Emergency Management from Capella University has been created to aid individuals in meeting the needs that are created in both natural and man-made disasters.

This fully online degree in emergency management offers its students a flexible program that will aid them in developing the expansive understanding that is needed for responding to the various types of disasters that are faced by agencies across the world.

While in this online PhD in public safety, students will become scholar-practitioners who are able have theoretical and practical understanding that is needed for:

  • Overseeing emergency organizations
  • Teaching tomorrow's leaders
  • Consulting on the effective management of complex emergency situations, which includes pro-actively eliminating or mitigating crises before they happen.

This online doctorate in Emergency Management degree program's courses implement a variety of case studies from areas, such as:

  • Chemical
  • Biological
  • Radiological/Nuclear and Explosive (CBRNE) incidents
  • The National Incident Management System (NIMS)

The online emergency management classes in this public safety program have been created to guide students in thoroughly examining various public safety theory and research that is applicable to protective and corporate security professions.

Graduates of this online emergency management program will have the knowledge and the skills that are needed meet the issues faced by local, state, and national public safety.

Accreditation Information

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

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