Curriculum

Our faculty bring real life experience in 
disaster management to the classroom.

Our faculty bring real life experience in
disaster management to the classroom.

Emergency Management Leadership Curriculum

The M.A. in Emergency Management Leadership is a 37 credit hour program that can be completed in as little as 24 months. Successful completion of this program includes the courses listed below. More information, including course descriptions and sequencing, can be found in the Adler School Catalog.

  • EML-500: Foundations of Emergency Management Systems (3 credits)
  • EML-501: Law and Politics of Emergency Management  (3 credits)
  • EML-502: Supporting Functional Needs Populations in Disasters (3 credits)
  • EML-503: Disaster Response, Recovery and Continuity (3 credits)
  • EML-504: Psychology of Terrorism (3 credits)
  • EML-505: Leading In Times of Crisis (3 credits)
  • EML-506: Essentials of Effective Communication (3 credits)
  • EML-507: Research Methods For Leaders in Emergency Management (3 credits)
  • EML-508: Group, Organization and System Development (3 credits)
  • EML-509: Private Sector Emergency Management Strategies (3 credits)
  • EML-510: Disaster Mental and Behavioral Health Applications in Emergency Mgt. (3 credits)
  • EML-511: Emerging Issues in Emergency Management and Homeland Security (3 credits)
  • EML-512: Capstone Project (1 credit)