100% Online Master Of ArtsEmergency and Disaster Management

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100% Online Master Of Arts for Emergency and Disaster Professionals

Emergency and Disaster Management & Homeland Security are two separate master's programs offered at American Public University. Taking these programs in tandem in a dual degree gives you the core courses of both programs along with a selection of electives culminating in an end-of-program assessment.

The 100% Online Master Of Arts in Emergency and Disaster Management & Homeland Security dual degree offers a natural symbiosis between these two fields: emergency management professionals save lives by responding to disasters such as floods, fires, earthquakes, etc., while homeland security personnel provide a secure and collaborative information sharing environment for communication during critical incidents. Some topics of study in this dual degree program include:

  • Crisis action planning, including impacts of global warming
  • Relationships among local, state, and federal agencies during operations
  • Concepts of emergency management, including mitigation, hazard analysis, and terrorism
  • The history and evolution of the Department of Homeland Security
  • Homeland security functions, methodologies, and techniques

This dual degree program will help to expand your career options by allowing you to gain competency in these two fields simultaneously.

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Rising college costs have many of our nation’s hard-working professionals feeling left behind when it comes to making their higher education goals a reality. At American Public University, we believe it doesn’t have to be that way. At APU you’ll find programs that align with industry trends and are backed by individual support teams dedicated to helping you succeed. Our commitment to affordability doesn’t mean sacrificing quality.

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APU prioritizes controlling costs and delivering value for students. At APU, you benefit from quality and affordability.

Tuition Cost Per Credit Hour Undergraduate $285 per credit hour $250/credit hour with military grant Master’s Degree & Graduate Certificate $370 per credit hour $250/credit hour with military grant
  • Earn credits for your experience. Don’t leave your hard-earned credits behind. We offer no-cost transfer credit evaluation so you can possibly fast-track your education by earning credit for prior life experiences, college courses, or military service.
  • Books online at no cost. Textbooks and ebooks provided at no cost to all undergraduate students and master’s-level students eligible for the military tuition grant.
  • Serving the military. Active-duty servicemembers, their spouse and dependents, National Guard members, and Reservists are eligible to receive the military tuition grant. Additionally, they’re eligible for our university book grant, which provides no-cost textbooks and ebooks for undergraduate and master’s-level courses.
  • Help when you need it. Our excellent support staff can walk you through ways to fund your education, including federal student aid, military TA, veterans’ benefits, scholarships, private loans, and employer contributions.

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At American Public University, our expert faculty and industry advisors work to shape a quality, relevant, online education that responds to the needs of working adults looking to advance their education in order to meet professional goals. Come discover how our award-winning, accredited education can help you reach your next level.

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