This program is ranked number two for “Best Value Online Emergency Management Programs for 2020.”
The Bachelor of Science in Emergency Management provides you with a well-rounded learning experience to become an emergency management leader. It highlights emergency management fundamentals and enhances the resiliency you’ll be able to provide to your community or organization. Plus, you’ll apply your knowledge to real world practical settings.
Jobs in the emergency management field are projected to grow 4.9% by the year 2028 nationally. The median annual wage is $74,420. The median wage for emergency managers in Missouri specifically is $63,690.
A Bachelor of Science in Emergency Management prepares you to enter fields such as:
To earn this degree, you will complete General Education courses plus 39 hours specific to the Bachelor of Science in Emergency Management.
The Department of Continuing Professional studies offers a concurrent credit option for undergraduate BS-Emergency Management students meeting the requirements described in the Graduate Catalog. Eligible students may enroll in up to 6 credit hours of selected graduate courses from the Master’s in Public Service and Safety Leadership. Successful completion of these courses will earn both undergraduate credit toward the bachelor’s degree and graduate credit toward the master’s degree. This opportunity allows students to save on tuition costs and expedite their progress toward a Master in Public Service and Safety Leadership degree.
|Graduate Course||Concurrent credit with:|
|PSSL 660: Community Engagement, Partnerships, and Program Promotion||EMMT 405: Public Information Management|
|PSSL 650: Ethics, Conflict, and Decision Making||LDST 331: Negotiation and Conflict Resolution|