As the world experiences an increase in unprecedented natural and man-made disasters, there’s a higher demand than ever for skilled and caring professionals with quality emergency management training. When you earn a bachelor’s degree in emergency management from Waldorf University, you will be prepared for rewarding careers detecting, preventing and responding to a wide variety of these national catastrophes and threats.
The foundation for our online Emergency Management program includes the Waldorf general education curriculum, numerous courses in emergency management training, and electives in the fields of homeland security, fire science administration and business, among many others.
Estimated time of completion of this program is 4 years for full-time students.
Why Earn Your Bachelor's Degree in Emergency Management at Waldorf?
When you earn your BA in Emergency Management from Waldorf, you’ll benefit from the expertise of our faculty and flexibility of online courses that put your learning front and center.
Online Bachelor's Degree in Emergency Management Program
Our fully online emergency management degree courses are designed to let you earn your degree while you work. Whether you’re a working professional looking for a career transition or a recent high school graduate, our online emergency management program makes earning your degree and starting a career easy, no matter where you live or what your schedule looks like.
Supportive Online Emergency Management Program Faculty and Staff
Thanks to the small class sizes in our online emergency management program, you’ll have many opportunities for one-on-one time with your professors and advisors. Our faculty bring their decades of experience as leaders and educators into the classroom to prepare you for the daily challenges of emergency management in a quickly changing world. We also use the latest remote education technology and interactive services to offer an online bachelor’s degree in emergency management unlike any other.
Bachelor's Degree in Emergency Management Curriculum Overview
As you earn your BA in Emergency Management, you’ll have the option to choose a concentration in Fire Science or Homeland Security to graduate with the emergency management training that aligns with your career aspirations.
Our emergency management degree curriculum gives you hands-on training projects in which you can address disaster scenarios as the leader of a team. We also offer FEMA independent study courses so you can earn a FEMA Independent Study certificate as you complete you BA in emergency management—increasing your career opportunities even further.
This program is available online only.
B.A./B.S. Degree Requirements
- Completion of the core curriculum and the curriculum for the major, totaling 120 credits
- A grade of C or higher in all coursework in the major and, if applicable, in the concentration(s)
- 2.00 cumulative grade point average for work completed at Waldorf
- Minimum of 36 upper-division credit hours
Review the complete list of core requirements for this program.
*Any Waldorf courses may be selected from the catalog and course schedule to be used as electives, provided that they are not used to satisfy other program requirements. The following are sample electives. The concentration options listed above may also be used toward elective credits.
Programs Related to the Bachelor's Degree in Emergency Management
If you have a significant amount of completed post secondary coursework or specialized training that you would like to transfer, consider the BAS Emergency Management program.