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Program at a Glance

College of Community Innovation and Education
Public Administration, Schl of
$212.28 per credit hour
$748.89 per credit hour

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BA/BS in Emergency Management is designed to prepare future emergency management leaders through the development of various core competencies including: resilience, hazard mitigation and analysis, disaster response and recovery, emergency preparedness and planning, fiscal management, communication, intergovernmental administration, geographic information systems, legal and ethical decision making, cultural competency and diversity, and general emergency management.

Admission Requirements

  • None

Degree Requirements

  • Students who change degree programs and select this major must adopt the most current catalog.
  • Students should complete the General Education Program before transferring within the Florida College System or State University System.
  • Students should consult with a departmental advisor on a regular basis.
  • Students must earn at least a "C-" in each course accepted as a Core Requirement (see section 4).
  • No transfer course will be accepted with a grade lower than a "C-".
  • The courses designated in section 1 (General Education) should usually be completed in the first 60 hours.
  • Students must earn a 2.5 GPA in Core Requirements in order to graduate.

Undergraduate Application Deadlines

May 1
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March 1
July 1
November 1
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Career Opportunities

UCF prepares you for life beyond the classroom. Here, you’ll experience a wide range of opportunity, like learning diverse skills from world-renowned faculty to networking with top employers across Central Florida to gaining first-hand experience in internships nearby. Achieve your degree and more as a Knight.
  • Commanding Officer Homicide Squad
  • Detective Lieutenant
  • Detective Supervisor
  • Director of Entertainment
  • Disaster Response Director
  • EMS Director
  • Emergency Management System Director
  • Emergency Planner
  • Emergency Planning and Response Manager
  • Emergency Services Director
  • Emergency Services Program Coordinator
  • Environmental Control Administrator
  • Highway Patrol Commander
  • Police Lieutenant
  • Public Safety Director
  • Safety Coordinator
  • Social Science Manager
  • Traffic Lieutenant
  • Traffic Sergeant
  • Utilities Manager
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