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Emergency and Disaster Management

American Public University

2 months
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285 USD/credit
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About

The Emergency and Disaster Management BA at the American Public University offers a practical education designed to prepare you for a full spectrum of careers in emergency management and public safety. 

Overview

Course Details

Adopt an all-hazards approach and gain risk assessment knowledge with the Emergency and Disaster Management BA at the American Public University.

APU’s online emergency and disaster management bachelor’s degree program—accredited by the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress—covers EDM phases, risk assessment, crisis management, prevention, management, counterterrorism, consequence management, mitigation, and recovery from man-made and natural disasters.

From the smallest incident to the largest catastrophe, APU’s emergency and disaster management program stresses the fact that all disasters are local, which is a foundational emergency management concept.

This program is taught by expert faculty—many are board-certified emergency managers (CEM) or hold key positions in government agencies or national safety and security organizations.

What You Will Do

  • Identify the various goals of disaster management
  • Differentiate between response strategies for the various emergency and disaster incidents
  • Examine the phases of the cycle of disasters
  • Compare and contrast the roles and responsibilities of the individuals and agencies in an emergency and disaster incident

Accreditation

  • This program is accredited by the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Emergency Management
  • Emergency Planning
  • Emergency and Disaster Incident Command
  • Hazard Mitigation and Preparedness
  • Research Design and Methods
  • Natural Disaster Management

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 2 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

Courses Start Monthly

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All APU undergraduate programs require a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent (i.e. GED).
  • Please read all undergraduate admission requirements before applying to this program and be prepared to submit the required documentation.
  • There is no fee to complete the APU admission application.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    285 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 285 USD per credit during 2 months.
  • National

    285 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 285 USD per credit during 2 months.

$250 with military grant

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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