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Emergency Management and Homeland Security, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Online
With Franklin University’s transfer-friendly, online B.S. Emergency Management and Homeland Security degree program, you’ll specialize in innovative thinking, strategic planning and emergency response.
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Overview

Global events have created a burgeoning need for police, fire, EMS and EMA teams to coordinate planning efforts to ensure public safety, private security and emergency response. From crisis readiness to policy implementation to mutual-aid partnerships, the field needs qualified professionals with a broad-based education in ethics, intelligence, safety, regulations, terrorism and more. 

In our relevant Emergency Management and Homeland Security degree program curriculum at Franklin University, you'll gain exposure to emergency management, homeland security, risk management/threat assessment, safety and security planning, and related subjects, preparing you for leadership in a variety of settings.

Career Opportunities

  • Business Continuity Manager

Business Continuity Managers perform analysis, planning, and risk assessment to ensure an organization and its resources can function in the wake of disruptive events.

  • Casino Security Officer

Casino Security Officers patrol, protect, and inspect casino property, respond to emergencies, and ensure the safety of guests and employees.

  • Corporate and Private Security Managers

Corporate and Private Security Managers oversee security operations, from risk management to staff training to policy development in order to ensure workplace safety

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Evidence Based Practice & Research Methods in The Criminal Justice Professions 
  • Training and Development
  • Introduction to Public Administration 
  • Government & Nonprofit Budgeting

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    60

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    500

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Submit your online application using an email address that you check regularly. After you’ve applied, you’ll receive login information by email so you can track your application’s progress.
  • Apply for admission to Franklin University any time. Because our admission process for international students includes several steps to ensure a successful start, we encourage you to apply as early as possible -- at least 8 weeks before your program’s start date. 
  • Request your official transcripts from post-secondary institutions located in the U.S. and have them submitted directly to Franklin University’s Office of Transfer and Articulation.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    526 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 526 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    398 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 398 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Funding

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