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Emergency Administration and Planning

  • Main organization:University of North Texas. Department of Public Administration. School of Community Service
  • Type:University programme
  • Level:Bachelor
  • Degree/Diploma/Certificate:Bachelor of Science
  • Geographical coverage:Global
  • City:Denton, Texas. USA
  • Contact:Mr. James Kendra, Coordinator
    Emergency Administration and Planning Program
    Department of Public Administration. University of North Texas
    P.O. Box 310617
    Denton, Tx 76203-0617, USA
    Tel: +1 940-565-2213
    E-mail: jmkendra@unt.edu
  • Frequency:Annual
  • Language:English
  • Duration:4 years.

Programme Website

http://www.unt.edu/index.htm

Description

This programme emphasise on professional competency for undergraduates interested in a career in the emergency and disaster management fields. The six core courses equip majors with the basic knowledge in emergency preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation. Electives enrich this core competency with additional courses. All pre-career students also complete an internship that enables them develop capacities for a full-time appointment.

Subject Areas

Emergency management, Hazard mitigation, Preparedness, Leadership, Organisational behaviour, Terrorism, Information technology.

Target Audience

University students, Emergency management professionals.

Admission Requirement

Graduation from an accredited high school. Submission of official transcripts, Individual review and entrance exam. International students from non English speaking countries are required to provide TOEFL scores. Admission policies are reviewed periodically and are subject to change. For latest updates please visit admission section or UNT website.

Application Procedure

Applicants who graduated in the top 10 percent of their high school class shall be admitted automatically to the university. Automatic admission apply in the cases where students rank in the next 15 percent and have a minimum 950 SAT or 20 ACT, or rank in the 2nd quarter and have a minimum 1050 SAT or 23 ACT, or rank in the 3rd quarter and have a minimum 1180 SAT or 26 ACT. Applicants who do not meet the above requirements or who rank in the fourth quarter may be admitted only by individual review. An entrance exam is also required for High School seniors who wish to attend University of North Texas.

Scholarship

EADP Program provide scholarship and awards each year to exceptional students.

Tuition and Cost

Tuition and cost depend on the resident status of the applicants.

Deadline for application

03 December 2007 for spring semester.


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Last updated

09 Oct 2007


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