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Saint Leo University


Master of Science in Emergency & Disaster Management

Prepare to manage the diverse challenges facing our nation as a result of recent disasters and complex global threats by earning your online master's degree in emergency and disaster management from Saint Leo University.

For individuals from the public and private sectors, non-governmental organization and the military, the College of Education & Social Services' online MS in emergency and disaster management provides the necessary theoretical knowledge and practical skills to identify threats, minimize risk, and lead organizations in times of crisis.

The online master's degree in emergency and disaster management is available as both a two-year traditional program as well as an accelerated program, which requires special permission.

Emergency and Disaster Management specialization courses explore:

  • Legal and regulatory aspects of critical incident management
  • Financial management
  • Politics and policies
  • Organizational leadership theories and applications
  • Impact of terrorism on homeland security
  • Management of critical incident operations and personnel
  • Risk identification and assessment
  • Psychological and sociological aspects of catastrophic events
  • Hazard mitigation

One of the leading military-friendly colleges in the United States, Saint Leo University has been educating criminal justice professionals for more than three decades. In the Catholic spirit, we base our criminal justice model on a steadfast moral consciousness that recognizes the dignity, value, and gifts of all people.

Traditional program: The MS in Emergency and Disaster Management is a two-year program of study. Take a maximum of two classes per semester or one online class per term. Earn full-time status for three credit hours per 8-week term, or six credit hours per 15-week semester.

Accelerated program: Complete your MS in Emergency and Disaster Management in less than two years. You must receive special permission each term or semester to take more courses than permitted in the traditional program. Accelerated students must send a letter to the Director of Graduate Studies in Criminal Justice petitioning this request to receive approval.

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