Emergency Preparedness

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The Master of Science degree in Emergency Preparedness is designed to prepare professionals in a world where emergency preparedness and response skills are essential to the public health infrastructure. Events explored include naturally occurring disasters, intentional acts of terrorism, and new emerging infectious disease threats. The course curriculum is designed to be reflective and inclusive of current and nationally endorsed competencies in emergency preparedness leadership, communication, information management, practice improvement and planning and worker health and safety. The MS in Emergency Preparedness is designed as a 36 credit hour program (Thesis Option) that can be completed in two academic years as a full-time student or up to five years as a part-time student. Students must choose to enroll in either the Practice-based Track or the Academic-based Track.

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Course Requirements — View the Emergency Preparedness Graduate Program curriculum requirements.