Georgetown University

School of Continuing Studies

Master of Professional Studies in Emergency & Disaster Management


640 Massachusetts Ave NW

Washington, DC 20001

United States


(202) 687-8700

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Professional Studies in Emergency & Disaster Management

Format: Online

Program Description:

The Master of Professional Studies in Emergency & Disaster Management emphasizes the communications, budget management, and technology skills that are needed for success in this fast-paced and high-intensity field. The program, created for entry- and mid-level professionals, integrates unique opportunities for hands-on practice, where students can engage with industry experts and apply their skills in real-world scenarios.

Program Formats

The program offers options for both part-time and full-time enrollment, and students may take courses on campus, online, or through a combination of both formats.

The online Emergency & Disaster Management program is the same as the on-campus program, only formatted for students who prefer learning in a flexible online community and/or are not located in the D.C. metro area. In this online format, students can watch lectures and complete assignments on their own schedules from select states across the country, with all faculty and peer interaction occurring in a virtual setting.


Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: Finacial assistance is available to those who qualify. Applicants may apply for loans by completing the Free Applicaion for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). FAFSA Code: 001445

Locale: Large City

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