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Master of Science in Emergency Management

Anna Maria College



During the course of this online Master of Science in Emergency Management degree program from Anna Maria College, students will work to develop the skills that are needed for succeeding as professionals trained in disaster preparedness and crisis management.

Throughout the course of this online degree program, individuals will learn to work within events of natural disasters and terrorist attacks, and will gain the understanding that is needed for management and director-level positions.

Topics of this online fire science degree program include:

  • Ethical Theory
  • Essentials of Emergency Management
  • Emergency Management Operations Frameworks
  • Hazard Analysis, Mitigation, and Sustainability
  • Operations Planning, Practice, and Evaluation
  • Methods for Research and Analysis in Emergency Management
  • Geographic Information Systems in Emergency Management
  • Military in Emergency Management
  • Building and Sustaining Effective Coalitions for Emergency Management
  • Management of Financial, Material, and Human Resources
  • Public Education and Communication in Emergency Management
  • Chemical and Physical Agents
  • Fundamentals of Meteorology in Natural Hazards Planning
  • Public Health Hazards Planning
  • Terrorism and Other Intentional Threats
  • Continuity of Operations Planning
  • Cultural Resources Preservation

The curriculum covers risk analysis and assessment, search and rescue operations, and emergency response planning. Anna Maria College's emergency management programs will give students the confidence and training to act quickly and lead wisely and efficiently when disaster strikes.

Accreditation Information

New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

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