M.S. in Emergency Management
Only the second such program in New England, the M.S. in Emergency Management program offers 36 credits of interdisciplinary coursework – delivered in a hybrid format both online and on campus – that prepares students for successful roles in disaster preparedness, mitigation, response, and recovery. Additionally, students in the program study the social affects of disasters, different disaster types, the role of the emergency manager in disasters, and disaster preparedness in the public and private sectors.
Students in the program complete eight required core courses covering topics in hazard mitigation, catastrophe readiness, disaster recovery, emergency incident management, and more. An additional four courses are required for the degree and can be completed as electives or as requirements to satisfy a graduate certificate in criminal justice management, fire science, public administration, national security administration, or another area.
University of New Haven is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Students must provide proof of an earned bachelor's degree prior to enrollment. Students currently enrolled in undergraduate study who have not completed their bachelor's degree can submit all transcripts to date.
A student's academic and work background will be considered in the admission process. The GRE is not required for admission to this program.
# of Credits Required:
International Student Requirements:
International students must provide proof of English proficiency from the TOEFL or IELTS exam or successfully complete ELS level 112 to enroll in courses. A Financial Statement for International Students form is also required along with an original bank statement from the student's sponsor showing adequate funds.
Tuition & Financial Aid
Cost Per Credit Hour:
Financial Aid Offered: No
Classification: Master's Colleges & Universities I
Institution Sector: Private not-for-profit
Locale: Large Suburb
Size & Settings: 5,000 - 9,999