Why Earn Your Emergency Management Degree at Saint Leo University?
The online BA in Emergency Management degree provides students with the knowledge and skills in an increasingly important and dynamic discipline. The program prepares individuals from the public and private sectors, non-governmental organizations, and military personnel to manage the diverse challenges facing our nation as a result of recent disaster events and complex global threats. Students will learn theoretical knowledge and practical skills that are necessary to effectively manage a wide range of critical incidents to properly lead organizations in times of crisis.
The Bachelor of Arts in Emergency Management will consist of 9 Core courses (27 credits) that will provide a foundation to the field. In addition, students will need to complete an additional 4 elective courses (12 credits) from among a list of 8 courses. Presently, a Concentration in Fire Science is available with the following 4 courses: Principles of Fire and Emergency Services; Fire Prevention Organization and Management; Community Risk Reduction for the Fire and Emergency Services, and; Fire and Emergency Services Administration.