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Bachelor of Science
Emergency Preparedness

The societal need for highly trained and educated emergency management specialists has never been greater.  Emergency Management Specialists coordinate disaster response or crisis management activities, provide disaster preparedness training, and prepare emergency plans and procedures for natural, wartime, or technological disasters. This professional career requires a wide array of abilities to analyze information and evaluate results to choose the best solution and solve problems

The curriculum for the B.S. in Emergency Preparedness consists of a core of approximately 69 credit hours and 51 additional credit hours, including general education credits. This interdisciplinary curriculum provides multiple opportunities for graduates in the growing emergency management field.

Recommended For

Students interested in the following positions and areas of employment: Emergency Director, Continuity Specialist, Emergency Management, Humanitarian Organizations, Public Safety Compliance, Departments of Transportation, Department of Homeland Security.

Because of the sequential nature of coursework in this program, required pre-requisites, and online course rotations, this program is best suited to students with few transfer credits.  If you're transferring credit to Southeast, have prior credits from our institution, or have questions about your options with this degree, please contact a Southeast Online advisor. 

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