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Emergency Management

Main organization(s): North Dakota State University, Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Disaster management. College of Arts, humanities and Social Sciences


Bachelor of Science


The 45 credit programme is built on a core of social science courses that help students approach the study of disasters and emergency management from a sociological perspective. The programme also draws from other disciplines that enhance the development of processes and techniques that help to mitigate hazards deal with disasters and manage emergencies.

Subject areas

Anthropology, Sociology, Emergency management, Science and technology, Hazard mitigation, Community disaster preparedness, Response, Recovery, Emergency management law, Disaster resilience.

Target audience

University students.

Admission Requirement

Students are selected on the basis of high school core course requirements, ACT or SAT scores, and grades. A prospective student must have completed the high school core curriculum with Four (4) units of English; Three (3) units of mathematics (at the level of algebra I and above); Three (3) units of laboratory science; Three (3) units of social studies (one unit equals one full year of study) For international students TOEFL score of 525 (paper test); 193 (computer test); or 70 (Internet test). For further details please see course brochure.



Geographical coverage



4 years

Application procedure

A completed application for admission and a USD 35.00 non-refundable application fee, An official transcript of all high school credits sent by the high school; official transcript(s) of any subsequent postsecondary course work, Scores from the American College Test (ACT) or from the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT), if applicant is under 25 years of age. Scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) must be submitted by prospective international students at the time of application.


Scholarships are available through federal and university sources.

Tuition & cost

Costs depend on credit hours selected. Estimated costs can be seen at tuition planner.

Deadline for application

01 Apr 2008


Dr. Daniel J. Klenow, Chairperson
Sociology, Anthropology and Emergency Management
North Dakota State University
Minard Hall 408A, Fargo, ND 58105, USA
Tel: +1 701 231 8925

Last updated

17 Oct 2007

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  • Type University programme
  • Level Bachelor
  • Location Fargo, North Dakota. USA.
  • Language English.

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