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Degree Outcomes MS in Emergency Management

Master of Science in Emergency Management

What You'll Learn

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Learning You Can See

In addition to grades and ongoing feedback from your instructors, you will be able to visualize your progress in each of your courses.

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Your Degree Outcomes


This degree is aligned with external professional standards to help you obtain the relevant expertise to advance your career. Becoming proficient in these outcomes will allow you to meet the demands of your field.

By the successful completion of your degree program, you will have gained the following skills and knowledge:

  • Evaluate how research in emergency management affects policy in the evolution of emergency management administration
  • Apply leadership models to contemporary emergency management issues
  • Effectively lead and manage integrated emergency management organizations and agencies across all sectors
  • Apply principles of strategic and tactical thinking in leadership and administrative roles in the emergency management system
  • Apply valid, reliable, and ethical research to decision-making in the field of emergency management
  • Apply professional and social ethics to make sound, ethical decisions
  • Communicate in a manner that is scholarly, professional, and consistent with the expectations for members of the emergency management profession


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