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Master's Degree with a Concentration in Emergency Management

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As part of the online Master’s Degree from Eastern Kentucky University’s Safety, Security and Emergency Management program, the Emergency Management concentration fortifies the leadership aptitude of fire and emergency service professionals, preparing them for management-level responsibilities. This program also aims to bridge the gap between the public and private sectors to prepare graduates to address challenges faced in both areas.

The curriculum of the emergency management concentration focuses on providing students with the most up-to-date knowledge of the rapidly expanding field of emergency services and what it requires to become a respected leader in the field. Study the history and evolution of emergency management in the United States and discover the pivotal events that changed emergency management functions and systems forever.

Learn how emergency and disaster preparedness factor into the response effort, and the different methods and training required for response to a variety of emergency situations both natural and man-made. Study the theory and techniques of management practices, and examine public and private emergency services, agency coordination, budgets, resources, liability issues and business continuity.

Develop the advanced knowledge and skills you’ll need to excel as an Emergency Management professional. Earning your Master’s Degree online from Eastern Kentucky University’s Safety, Security and Emergency Management program will help you take advantage of promotions and new career opportunities while allowing you to secure your current position. In addition, you’ll be better equipped to make an impact on the safety of the world around you.

Emergency Management Topics Include:

  • Business Continuity
  • Emergency Action Plan
  • Emergency Response
  • Crisis Management
  • Business Restoration
  • Management Practices
  • Agency Coordination
  • Budgetary Considerations
  • Resource Assessment
  • Liability Issues
  • Emergency and Disaster Preparedness
  • Program Development
  • Training Methods
  • Emergency Response
  • Evolution of Emergency Management
  • Policy and Administration
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