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Capella University's online Bachelor's degree in Emergency Management advances your career in public safety, homeland security and disaster recovery. This program provides an overview of public safety research, theory, and principles within an emergency management framework.

To learn more about this program, request more information and we will match you with an enrollment counselor who specializes in your area of study.

Degree Outcomes

With your Bachelor's in Emergency Management from Capella, you'll learn how to think critically in issues related to emergency management, manage emergency operations and understand external factors influencing emergency management situations. Discover specifically what you'll learn — and how you can apply it.

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Career Outcomes

Common jobs with an online Bachelor's in Emergency Management include business continuity planner, crisis manager, emergency management officer, emergency medical technician, emergency planner, federal law enforcement agent, fire service officer, grant coordinator or writer, highway safety specialist or paramedic. Potential workplaces include: American Red Cross, corporation, emergency management agency, federal government agency, fire service, hospital, law enforcement and administration, military, municipal court system and corrections, prison, private security firm or state government agencies.

For a More In-Depth Study

With this area of study, Capella also offers a program concentration — an opportunity to delve deeper into your specific knowledge area. Your program concentration can be included in your transcript to potentially enhance career opportunities.

Earn Credit for What You Already Know

Your previous learning, work experience, and industry certifications may help you earn your degree in less time. To learn more, contact an enrollment counselor or visit our competency-based Prior Learning Assessment.