Security is foundational to every company. Without it, private information might be compromised and find its way into the wrong hands. And when data is at risk, so is a company’s reputation. You can protect both.
Channel your expertise in information networks with our online master’s in emergency management and disaster resilience. You can emerge with the confidence to navigate threats and lead your team to neutralize them.
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What you can learn
Security threats impact every industry, but in different ways, such as fraud, terrorism and disgruntled employees. Each require a specific level of protection from physical and digital attacks.
That’s why organizations and institutions rely on assertive and effective leadership to manage each crisis. They’ll look to you when disaster strikes, and you need to be ready. We can help.
Our master’s in emergency management and disaster resilience program connects online learning with the real world, which means you can apply your knowledge in a public, private or nonprofit setting. Your specialized skills can qualify you for positions like emergency management specialist or information security analyst.
Study with us and you can:
- Enhance your critical thinking, policy analysis and ethical reasoning skills
- Sharpen your ability to detect critical threats and hazards
- Develop your leadership style and aid in decision-making
- Collaborate with expert faculty in an interactive learning environment
- Enhance your credentials with one of EKU’s graduate-level certificates
EKU is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), which means your education is held to the highest standards, just like you will be as a leader in your industry.
Emergency Management and Disaster Resilience Courses
|HLS 831||Evolution of Emergency Management
Current practice of emergency management evolved through governmental reactions to disasters that helped shape current emergency management practices, policy, administrative changes, and historical context for the changes.
|HLS 835||Intergovernmental Relations in Disaster Management
Analysis of intergovernmental relations and disaster policies across all phases of emergency management with a focus on disaster response and recovery. Systems are investigated through critical thinking, case studies and comparative analysis methodologies.
|HLS 830||Achieving Long-Term Disaster Resilience
Explores disaster trends and problems, as well as community wide mitigation and preparedness strategies aimed at reducing the impacts of natural hazards and achieving long-term disaster resilience.
|HLS 810||Infrastructure Protection and Risk Analysis
Foundations for providing security and resilience to the nation’s critical infrastructure with an emphasis on risk management.