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Bellevue University Tops U.S. News Rankings

U.S. News and World Report listed Emergency Management Specialist as one of the top 50 careers in 2011, while the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projected almost 4,000 new jobs in the field from 2010-2020.

Meet the Program Director - Greg Allen

Emergency Management Degree - Master of Science

Degree Overview

The Bellevue University Master of Science in Emergency Management meets the workforce demand for professionals skilled in leading, planning, and allocating resources in the field of disaster management and relief. To ensure a well-rounded skillset, each term focuses on a different theme, such as the public sector; the private sector; leadership and management skills; and funding and grant writing. Upon graduation you will possess a portfolio demonstrating what you learned during each term, showing potential employers your diligence and aptitude. The Master of Science in Emergency Management will prepare you to seek a wide range of mid to advanced-level careers in public service or the private sector of this exciting and growing field. If you choose, you will be on the path to pursue a career in law enforcement, firefighting, or safety and security.

Learning Outcomes

With Bellevue University’s Master of Science in Emergency Management degree, you will be equipped with the necessary skillset to be an influential leader and make a difference. You will develop a confident preparedness to handle threats, command structure, resource allocation, emergency communication, and funding; as well as the readiness to maintain legal and ethical standards in management level positions. After successful completion you will be able to do the following:

  • Design emergency plans based on situational characteristics.
  • Assess available resources to ensure operational continuity.
  • Formulate emergency communications to engage stakeholders.
  • Produce a grant proposal aligned with an available funding source.
  • Compose a leadership philosophy compatible with personal and legal standards.

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