Safeguard communities before, during and after crises.
Disaster response demands bold leadership. Emergency management specialists across the world keep communities safe and help them rebuild whenever catastrophe strikes. With advanced training in emergency and crisis management, you will inspire hope and amplify your impact on the lives of the most vulnerable.
With your online emergency management degree from UCF Online, you’ll leverage your expertise to manage disaster preparations, responses and recovery. With an emphasis on ethical, financial, political and practical considerations, you’ll coordinate disaster plans, rally communities, enhance readiness and usher back a sense of stability.
UCF Online gives you the skills you need to make a true difference in the world. With applications open three times a year and highly flexible schedules within the program, you can complete your degree in as little as two years. As a graduate with your master’s in disaster management, you’ll confidently harness resources and knowledge to mitigate damage and restore normalcy to disrupted lives.
Nationally recognized by U.S. News & World Report among the Best Public Affairs – Homeland Security Graduate Programs.
Analyze the policy and organizational design issues confronting managers of emergency management and homeland security programs by: examining the natural and manmade threats; by analysis of the network of actors – national, state, local, and private and by assessing the policy, plans, and procedures at governmental and community levels.
This program will help you develop the knowledge and skills needed to excel in your field. The skills gained from this program combined with your professional experience will enable you to grow within your field. Some positions that may be available to you upon graduation include:
Annual Job Openings
Median Salary for the Emergency Management field nationwide
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Crisis management lead
Disaster assistance specialist
Disaster program manager
Emergency planning coordinator
GIS analysis coordinator
Public health and medical preparedness planner
Why UCF Online?
With over 25 years of experience in online teaching and learning, UCF Online offers students an innovative approach to education. Our degrees are accessible, convenient and designed with working professionals in mind so you can receive a quality education on your terms.
Online Support for Success
You’ve made the decision to continue your education and we’re here to help. From the moment you express interest in a UCF Online program, you’re assigned an enrollment coach to help you navigate everything from completing an application to understanding tuition and the financial aid resources available to you. Once you’re admitted, you’ll be transitioned to a personal success coach who will support you with maintaining school-life balance from the first day of classes through graduation. You’ve committed to furthering your education and we’re committed to guiding you along the way.