MS Master of Science in Public Safety Emergency Management specialization
Major disasters around the world have brought heightened appreciation for emergency professionals with the leadership skills to manage complex, crisis situations, and coordinate the many agencies that often join forces to address emergency situations. This Emergency Management program is designed to deepen your understanding of the dynamics of all phases of natural and man-made disasters, including dealing with various human reactions, critical incident stress management, risk assessment, evaluation, and analysis and managing critical incidents via the National Incident Management System (NIMS). To strengthen the collaboration skills important to managing crisis situations, you'll participate in Capella's cutting- edge simulation, Riverbend City, where you will step into various public service leadership roles.
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With your Master's in Emergency Management from Capella, you'll learn to lead and manage organizations and individuals in emergency preparedness activities, and evaluate current research to apply practical approaches and solutions to emergency management issues. You'll also analyze hazards, emergencies and disasters to create solutions for emerging threats. Discover specifically what you'll learn — and how you can apply it.
Common jobs with an online Master's in Emergency Management include crisis management consultant; disaster response consultant; emergency operations center director; fire department operations center manager; homeland security coordinator or manager; intelligence operation specialist; logistics coordinator; police officer, probation, parole, correctional administrator or commissioner; security specialist or transportation security. Potential workplaces include: corporation, emergency communications/dispatch center, emergency management agency, federal government agencies, fire service, law enforcement and administration, municipal court system and corrections, prison, private security firm or state government agencies.
Capella also provides you the opportunity to delve deeper into a specific knowledge area by earning a program concentration that will be included on your transcript and can enhance your career opportunities.
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