Jacksonville State University

College of Graduate Studies

Doctor of Science Emergency Management



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Doctor of Science Emergency Management

Format: Online

Program Description:

Required coursework includes 42 hours in administration and policy, practice areas, and research methods and statistics, plus a minimum of 18 hours of dissertation credit. In addition, applicants must hold a master’s degree. While courses are delivered online, students are required to participate in a weeklong seminar on campus once each academic year, for the first three years of their program. Upon completion of the required 42 hours of coursework, doctoral students must pass three qualifying exams. Accommodations will be made to support students with either onsite or offsite qualifying exam administration. After students have passed all three exams, they may advance to doctoral candidacy.



Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Small Suburb

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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