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Master of Science (MS) in Public Safety - Emergency Management

Capella University



Students in this online Master of Science (MS) in Public Safety - Emergency Management degree program from Capella University will work to gain the in-depth knowledge that is needed for succeeding as a emergency professional within any arena of the public safety field.

The faculty of this online emergency management program have created each course to prepare students for meeting the complex, crisis situations that arise with a major disaster.

This emergency management program offers students a flexible online option for developing the in-depth knowledge of the dynamics of all phases of natural and man-made disasters, including:

  • Dealing with various human reactions
  • Critical incident stress management
  • Risk assessment
  • Evaluation and analysis
  • Managing critical incidents via the National Incident Management System (NIMS)

This online public safety degree program is an ideal option for those individuals looking to move into areas, such as law enforcement, fire service, or other security or emergency management fields that manage critical incidents.

Topics that are covered in the online emergency management courses include:

  • Leadership
  • Emergency management and preparedness
  • Homeland security and terrorism
  • Security management

The goal of this online program in emergency management will have gain the leadership, emergency management, and criminal justice skills that are needed for working in the many agencies that address emergency situations.

Accreditation Information

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

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