Examine how research in emergency management impacts policy in the
Apply leadership models to modern emergency management issues.
Use strategic and tactical thinking principles in leadership and
administrative roles in the emergency management system.
Apply valid, reliable, and ethical research to your decisions.
Lead and manage integrated emergency management organizations and
agencies across all sectors.
Communicate in a manner that is scholarly, professional, and
consistent with the expectations for your profession.
Learn the latest in theory and practice from a doctoral faculty who
are actively engaged in the emergency management field.
Engaging media simulations help you develop and practice skills in
on-the-job, risk-free scenarios.
You’ll gain advanced knowledge to make effective, evidence-based
decisions that are based on research and not popular opinion.
Our original learning format offers extra structure for those who
want it. We'll set the schedule, you meet the deadlines.
Speak with an enrollment counselor to get a personalized cost estimate for what you can expect to pay.
*This is only an estimate, using general program pricing, and
it does not include fees (including application and resource kit fees).
Your price may be higher or lower depending on your
specialization, transfer credits, and tuition discounts. If transfer
credits are allowed in this offering, the prices above show what you
would pay if you brought in the average number of transfer credits
and the price if you brought in the maximum allowed transfer credits.
At Capella, we believe your education is an investment in your future. It’s also an investment within your grasp. Your goals are achievable—there are more ways to save than you might think.
Capella scholarships, available for qualifying students, aren't
need-based and never have to be repaid.
Military service members and their spouses could be eligible for a
We can accept many transfer credits from regionally accredited
*Actual Capella student who agreed to appear in promotional materials
for Capella. Results vary.
The online MS in Emergency Management curriculum helps you gain
in-depth expertise in coordinating all facets of emergency management,
from preparation to mitigation to response and recovery.
|Course Number||Course Title|
|EMG7015||Application of Emergency Management Theory|
|EMG7025||Emergency Management Policy and the Administration of Emergencies and Disasters|
|EMG7035||Emergency Management Systems|
|EMG7045||Risk Management Application|
|EMG7095||Integrative Project in Emergency Management|
Apply research and theory to inform policy and practice to design and
manage resilient systems.
Address the hazards that threaten the well-being of society with the
Critical Infrastructure and Key Resources (CIKR) Concentration.
Prepare to teach using your personal teaching philosophy and applying
ethical decision-making, multicultural competence, and more.
Implement project management practices through innovative technology
related to communication, collaboration, information management, and
These folks are superstars. We hear it from our students (and grads).
They’re here to help find a program fit and set you up for
Want to learn more about courses, instructors, or resources? Ask our
advisors—they know all about the details of your program.
Our distinguished faculty members hold top credentials in their
fields. They’re here to teach the knowledge and skills you’ll need,
For this team, it’s more than résumés and interview tips. It’s about
thoughtful and strategic career planning—beyond graduation.
Kay Goss, former Associate FEMA Director, talks about her long career
in emergency management and the importance of a focused
Basic answers to questions about the growing—and evolving—field of
Help your community respond and recover from disasters with an
emergency management degree.
Here are just some of the career options you could explore with our
master's in emergency management degree.
*These are examples intended to serve as a general guide. Some
positions may prefer or even require previous experience, licensure,
certifications, and/or other designations along with a degree. Because
many factors determine what position an individual may attain, Capella
cannot guarantee that a graduate will secure any specific job title, a
promotion, salary increase, or other career outcome. We encourage you
to research requirements for your job target and career goals.