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Experience the Emergency Management, M.S. Program

Emergency management graduate students, in consultation with their instructor, have the opportunity to integrate the knowledge and skills they learned in the program in challenging research projects. In one project, students test their mettle by developing a hazard-specific emergency preparedness plan for their own or another organization. Their plan must include emergency management guidelines for the response phase and guidelines for either the mitigation or restoration phase of the organization.

 

Sample Courses

Principles of Emergency Management

Social Dimensions of Disaster

Principles and Practices of Hazard Mitigation

Emergency Incident Management

Catastrophe Readiness and Response

Emergency Management Thesis Proposal and Research

Holistic Disaster Recovery, Creating a More Sustainable Future

Emergency Management Thesis Writing and Defense

 

Sample Employers
FEMA Branford Fire Department
U.S. Department of Homeland Security Gaylord Hospital
CT Department of Emergency Management and Homeland Security Yale-New Haven Hospital
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

Sikorsky Aircraft