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Master of Science in Emergency Management and Disaster Science

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¿Qué aprenderé?

Advance or begin your career in Emergency Management.

UNT’s Master of Science in Emergency Management and Disaster Science provides an in-depth knowledge of the diverse theoretical perspectives and empirical research traditions that inform the practice of emergency management.

In addition to taking courses in emergency management theory, methods, and statistics, you may select from a range of electives covering such topics as challenges of disaster response, disaster preparedness and management, community recovery and resilience, international disasters and others.

Recent graduates are employed as:

  • Emergency Management Coordinator
  • Environmental, Health, Safety & Sustainability Manager
  • Asst. Public Health Preparedness and SNS Coordinator
  • Emergency Management Analyst
  • GIS Applications Administrator
  • More…

Recent graduates are employed by:

  • North Central Texas Council of Governments
  • Texas Department of Public Safety
  • Dallas Office of Emergency Management
  • Federal Aviation Administration
  • Texas Division of Emergency Management

Emergency Management and Disaster Science (MS) ?Degree Requirements

The Master of Science in Emergency Management and Disaster Science requires 30 hours of course work, including 24 hours in EMDS and 6 hours in a minor field. Students may choose either a thesis or a non-thesis option.

Required courses, 9 hours

EMDS 5010 - Emergency Management Theory and Practice

EMDS 5110 - Disaster Research Methods

EMDS 5120 - Applied Statistics in Disaster Science

Thesis or non-thesis option

The degree requires each student to select a thesis or non-thesis option.

Students selecting the thesis option will be required to complete the core curriculum of 9 hours, 9 hours of electives in emergency management and disaster science, 6 hours in a minor field, and 6 hours of thesis. Students selecting the thesis option must have departmental consent to enroll in thesis and must successfully complete a thesis defense. Students selecting the non-thesis option will be required to complete the core curriculum of 9 hours, 12 hours of electives in emergency management and disaster science, 6 hours in a minor field, and 3 hours of directed readings. Students choosing the non-thesis option must also pass a written comprehensive exam covering the core curriculum. All course work applied toward the Master of Science with a major in emergency management and disaster science must be at the 5000 level.

Graduate Courses in Emergency Management and Disaster Science

EMDS 5010 - Emergency Management Theory and Practice

EMDS 5110 - Disaster Research Methods

EMDS 5120 - Applied Statistics in Disaster Science

EMDS 5610 - Disaster Preparedness and Management

EMDS 5615 - Environmental Planning and Hazards

EMDS 5620 - Challenges of Disaster Response

EMDS 5630 - Technological Hazards

EMDS 5640 - Community Recovery and Resilience

EMDS 5650 - International Disaster Relief

EMDS 5800 - Seminar in Emergency Management and Disaster Science

EMDS 5950 - Master's Thesis

EMDS 5960 - Directed Reading in Emergency Management and Disaster Science

EMDS 6800 - Seminar in Emergency Management and Disaster Science

¿En cuál departamento estoy?

College of Health and Public Service

Opciones de estudio

a tiempo completo (30 horas de crédito)

Costos de estudio
US$16.254,00 por año

*El precio que se muestra es una referencia, por favor verificar con la institución

Aplicaciones hasta

1 July 2023, 1 November 2023

Fecha de inicio

Información no disponible

Lugar

College of Health and Public Service

Chilton Hall, Suite 209,

410 S. Avenue C,

DENTON,

Texas,

76201, United States

Requerimiento de entrada

Para estudiantes de Estados Unidos

Individuals who hold a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from a regionally accredited institution.

Para estudiantes internacionales

Applicants holding a bachelor’s degree, its equivalent from a regionally accredited institution, or a three year bachelor’s degree that meets the vetting criteria of a reputable evaluation agency, are eligible to apply for admission to UNT graduate study.

Successful candidates usually have met certain GPA minima: 3.0 GPA in the undergraduate degree for admission to the Master’s program; Or 3.5 GPA in the undergraduate degree for direct admission to Doctoral programs; Or 3.5 GPA in Master’s-level studies for admission to Doctoral programs.

English Language Proficiency: Minimum TOEFL score requirement is 79; Minimum IELTS score is 6.0; Minimum PTE score is 53.

Puede haber diferentes requisitos de IELTS en función del curso elegido.

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