The Master of Arts in Emergency Management and Homeland Security is a 30-credit online degree program offered through the College of Public Programs at Arizona State University.
The program draws primarily upon coursework from the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice and the School of Public Affairs.
This advanced degree program provides motivated students with skills and knowledge to manage and assume positions of leadership within the field of emergency management and homeland security. Concepts of public policy and management, criminal justice, science, and technology are blended together to enhance and foster critical thinking within the general field of study.
Based upon integrative science, this degree transcends the confining boundaries of traditional programs and emphasizes a systems approach. More specifically, an all hazards/all-threats orientation provides students with a generalist perspective which is critically important for today’s and tomorrow’s disaster managers. A culminating experience is expected which is a mentored applied project tying theory to practice.
The MA in Emergency Management and Homeland Security is a non-thesis degree program that focuses on practical application. It does not require a GRE for admission and can be completed in as little as one year, enabling students to enter the job market sooner.
The cost of this program is $532 per credit hour, with no additional program fees.