Eastern Kentucky University

Master of Science in Safety, Security, and Emergency Management - Concentration in Emergency Management


521 Lancaster Avenue

Richmond, KY 40475

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Safety, Security, and Emergency Management - Concentration in Emergency Management

Format: Online

Program Description:

This rapidly expanding field demands that professionals have the most up-to-date knowledge on business continuity and emergency planning to be prepared for any man-made or natural disaster. EKU's concentration in emergency management will prepare graduates to address these threats. Through courses like Business Continuity, Public Emergency Services, and the Evolution of U.S. Emergency Management, students can examine past catastrophic events and plan to respond to future ones.

All students in the Master of Science in Safety, Security & Emergency Management online degree program will take 6 core courses during their first year. These courses will focus on various topics such as safety, security and emergency management administration, legislation and legal compliance, workers' compensation/labor law, emergency preparation and response, and auditing. The second year will include support courses on industrial safety management, security management, environmental hazards, risk management and specific concentration courses of the student's choice.


Eastern Kentucky University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate, baccalaureate, and master’s degrees.

Eligibility Requirements:

Students must currently hold a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution.

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 36

Classification: Master's College or University I

Loans Offered: A range of financial assistance programs from government and private institutions are available to help you afford your educational goals. Eastern Kentucky University participates in Federal Title IV funding such as Stafford guaranteed student loans.

Locale: Distant Town

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