Students completing the DHEM concentration program will have the knowledge and skills necessary to assess and manage a broad range of hazards and disasters and to understand the policy and managerial environment in which emergency management occurs.
The program applies an interdisciplinary approach to education that:
Students interested in obtaining a concentration in Disasters, Hazards and Emergency Management within a Master of Public Administration or Master of Criminal Justice program must apply and enroll in one of these programs within the School of Public Affairs and must adhere to all master degree program requirements.
Students must complete the following course, for a total of 3 credit hours:
Students must select one of the three courses below, for a total of 3 credit hours:
All course descriptions can be found in the Graduate Academic Catalog.
Additionally, students must complete two elective courses for a total of 6 credits. View the program completion plan for a list of approved electives. Other electives may be taken with approval from the concentration director. All course descriptions can be found in the Graduate Academic Catalog.
Suggested electives by area of interest
Additional courses may qualify subject to advance approval from program director.
Natural Hazards and Resilience:
View the admissions requirements for the School of Public Affairs.