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Master of Science in Disaster Medicine and Management

Philadelphia University

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Description

Individuals who have a detailed understanding of being highly organized in disaster-preparedness are growing in demand, and Philadelphia University's online Master of Science in Disaster Medicine and Management offers individuals the opportunity to gain a comprehensive understanding of the numerous facets of disaster management.

In this program students will cover topics such as:

  • Terrorism
  • Weapons of mass destruction
  • Hazardous materials
  • Natural disastersPsychological aspects of disasters
  • Acute traumatic-stress intervention
  • Public-health considerations of disasters
  • Research methods and disaster planning and management including risk assessment
  • Incident command
  • esource allocation

This is an excellent program for individuals working as physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants in emergency medicine.

All applicants to this online Master of Science in Disaster Medicine and Management must have a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university is required.

Accreditation Information

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education

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