Emergency Administration and Management

Associate in Science

Emergency Administration and Management

Risk analysis, cyber-terrorism, disaster response and security threat strategy

The Associate in Science (A.S.) in Emergency Administration and Management degree provides students general and advanced education background and an understanding of homeland security, including emergency management, disaster planning, counter-terrorism, bio-defense and human and technical intelligence.

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Program Code: 2404

60 Credits

 Online Program

 Accelerated Program.
18-24 months to complete.

School of Business, Professional Studies and Public Safety
Financial Aid Eligibility

Financial aid is available, if qualified.

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(904) 646-2300

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Alternative ways to earn credit

You may be eligible to receive credit toward this degree through Prior Learning Assessment. Examples include industry certifications, certain PSAV programs, credit by examination, or creating a portfolio of learning experiences. For more information, contact an academic advisor or learn more about Accelerated College.

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Degree Options

This degree could articulate into a Master of Science (M.S.) in Emergency Management, M.S. in Public Administration with emphasis in Justice and Homeland Security Emergency Management Program Specialist, Department of Homeland Security, M.S. Threat and Response Management, MBA/M.S. in Technology Management with Homeland Security Specialization among others.

Two technical certificates are embedded within this degree program: Emergency Administrator and Manager (T.C.) and Homeland Security and Management (T.C.). Students may pursue the A.S. degree and earn technical certificates while completing the requirements for the degree, or pursue one or more certificates to develop or upgrade their skills in a particular field. Contact an advisor or counselor to determine the career education path that is best for you.

Career Opportunities

Emergency management directors prepare plans and procedures for responding to natural disasters or other emergencies. They also help lead the response during and after emergencies, often in coordination with public safety officials, elected officials, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies (Bureau of Labor Statistics). 
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