Bachelor of General Studies with concentration in Disaster Science and Emergency Management

Global warming, wildfires, hurricanes, and other natural and man-made disasters make the need for emergency managers greater than ever before. Disaster Science and Emergency Management is a rapidly-developing academic discipline that is expected to continue to grow well into the future. Students pursuing this concentration within the Bachelor of General Studies develop skills in disaster planning, interpersonal communication, and leadership. They will be prepared to help businesses, governments, and nonprofit organizations prepare for, and respond to and recover from floods, tornadoes, hazardous material spills, terrorist attacks, and epidemics.

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Department: History & Political Sciences

Degree: Bachelor of General Studies with concentration in Disaster Science and Emergency Management

Credits for Degree: 120

Clubs

  • Clio Society

Delivery Methods:

This program is offered on-campus, hybrid, and 100% online.

Possible Careers

  • Hazardous material management
  • Homeland security
  • Public information officer
  • Emergency management specialist/coordinator
  • Disaster Recovery Manager

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