Adler University

Master of Arts in Emergency Management Leadership


17 N. Dearborn Street

Chicago, IL 60602

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Arts in Emergency Management Leadership

Format: Online

Program Description:

Adler University’s fully online Master of Arts (M.A.) in Emergency Management Leadership is a 37 credit-hour program. Courses are eight weeks in length, and this program can be completed online in just over two years with scheduled breaks. Our M.A. in Emergency Management Leadership is the first graduate program in the nation created from the ground up to produce socially responsible emergency management leaders—professionals with a deep academic grounding who are also trained as psychological first aid providers. Our faculty members are experienced professionals with firsthand understanding of the unique culture of emergency management and its overt and hidden dangers. Every course in the curriculum focuses on the primary mission of emergency management: mitigation, preparation, response, and recovery. This leadership-focused program helps graduates advance their professional standing in the field. Our schedule-flexible online approach means you can balance existing professional and personal responsibilities as you earn your degree.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Specialized Institution—Other

Locale: Large City

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