Master-level studies involve specialized study in a field of research or an area of professional practice. Earning a master’s degree demonstrates a higher level of mastery of the subject. Earning a master’s degree can take anywhere from a year to three or four years. Before you can graduate, you usually must write and defend a thesis, a long paper that is the culmination of your specialized research.
Scholars choosing to study emergency management may learn planning and directing techniques for disaster and crisis response. This includes intervention in situations involving natural disasters, hostage situations, hazardous emergencies, wartimes and other public safety dangers.
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Our 100% Online Master's in Emergency Management was the second such program offered in New England and focuses on disaster preparedness, mitigation, response, and recovery. In addition, the program offers courses on the social effects of different disasters, the role of the emergency manager in disasters, and disaster preparedness in the public and private sectors. [+]
Our Emergency Management program was the second such program offered in New England and focuses on disaster preparedness, mitigation, response, and recovery. In addition, the program offers courses on the social effects of different disaster types, the role of the emergency manager in disasters, and disaster preparedness in the public and private sectors.Become a leader. Learn to manage disaster preparedness, mitigation, response, and recovery with research-based principles. 100% online. Classes are completely on your schedule, and each takes just 6 to 7.5 weeks to complete. One course per term. Only one course is required per term for maximum work-life balance. The University of New Haven is a recognized leader in this field, and a master’s degree from the University of New Haven strengthens your resume. The University of New Haven’s program is also one of the few master’s degrees that fully aligns with FEMA guidelines. Design an Emergency Response Plan. You will create your own Emergency Response Plan, for organizations and government entities, as part of the University of New Haven’s Master's degree. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) the field of Emergency Management is one of the fastest-growing career fields. Emergency Management Directors/Specialist occupations are projected to grow the fastest, with an expected 22% total increase from 2008-2018. The median annual earnings for Emergency Managers is $59,770 per year, with the top 10% percent earning over $107,810. Join our impressive group of alumni The... [-]