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Emergency Management, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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Our curriculum from Massachusetts Maritime Academy is designed to educate our students on Emergency Management and disaster-related issues faced by individuals, families, businesses, local and national governments, and globally. 

Our graduates find career opportunities in the public and private sectors. Recent E.M. graduates have gone off onto careers with federal, state and local government, with law enforcement, fire service, the military and with numerous private businesses and industries.


  • Beth Israel Medical Center
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency
  • CVS Health
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Saint Go-Bain Performance Plastics
  • National Grid
  • TMC Environmental

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • The Emergency Management program requires students to complete two co-ops, (summer/winter break) and one experimental learning trip, (winter break).  Many students complete several co-ops.   
  • Freshmen EM students will participate in our Habitat for Humanity Experiential Learning Trip. Participation is required for all EM cadets who are freshmen or who transferred to MMA in the Spring. You may read more about this by clicking on the Experiential Learning Trip link in the menu on the left side of this page.  

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Complete the online application on our website and submit the $50 application fee 
  • Request official high school transcripts 
  • Attach your essay (minimum 300 words discussing the most important reasons for selecting MMA as a possible college for you or on a subject of your choice). After you submit your application, this can be uploaded and attached as a PDF file.
  • Send two letters of recommendation - Recommendations can come from any source who is not a relative (i.e. coaches, employers, teachers, guidance counselors, etc.). Please send as a PDF file.
  • Optional for Spring 2021 and Fall 2021 Applicants: Send official standardized test scores (SAT, ACT)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    42579 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 42579 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    42579 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 42579 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    27459 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27459 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Barnstable

  • 1342 - 2780 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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