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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 knowledge 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

Emergency Management, M.S. Program
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

Emergency Management, M.S. Program
FEMA Sikorsky Aircraft
U.S. Department of Homeland Security Branford Fire Department
CT Department of Emergency Management and Homeland Security Gaylord Hospital
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Yale-New Haven Hospital