The Emergency Management Major has become a specialized major in high demand. Emergencies, Disasters, and Catastrophes are commonplace, and require leadership and technical “know how” at the highest levels. With an Emergency Management Degree, students can matriculate to hold high offices in Civil and Municipal “First Response” organizations. Police, Fire, FEMA, The United Nations, The Red Cross and any other organization that deals with crisis management, all seek graduates with this background
"The emerging academic discipline of emergency management is the scientific study of how human beings create, interact, and cope with hazards, vulnerability, and associated events. The principle method the emergency management discipline ... at the individual and household, organizational, community, national, and global levels in the areas of preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation"
(Provided By: North Dakota State University)
"A solid foundation based on the four pillars of emergency management (preparedness, mitigation, response, and recovery) has earned us recognition as one of the Top 10 Emergency Management degrees in the US several times."
(Provided By: The University of Central Missouri)
"Gain knowledge and skills in emergency planning/management principles and practicalities, the nature and effects of natural disasters, domestic and foreign terrorist threats to the U.S., and ethical and constitutional issues related to terrorist prevention tactics."
(Provided By: Virginia Commonwealth University)
"BA/BS in Emergency Management is designed to prepare future emergency management leaders through the development of various core competencies including: resilience, hazard mitigation and analysis, disaster response and recovery, emergency preparedness and planning, fiscal management, communication, intergovernmental administration, geographic information systems, legal and ethical decision making, cultural competency and diversity, and general emergency management."
(Provided By: The University of Central Florida)
"The Bachelor of Arts in national security and foreign intelligence analysis (NSFIA) degree from the University of Mount Union is an interdisciplinary program that is geared towards preparing you for a career in the national security and foreign intelligence fields. Our national security major is geared toward helping you develop the critical skills that will prepare you to identify, analyze, and deal with current and emerging threats facing the United States."
(Provided By: The University of Mount Union)