The Master of Science in Disaster Medicine and Management is a comprehensive online graduate-degree. This degree programme is structured to appeal to medical, public-safety and defence professionals working in the public and private sectors. The program is conveniently offered in a flexible, distance learning format that involves a one-week summer, intensive, on-campus experience that includes role-playing seminars, disaster drills and a table-top exercise. The degree program is designed as a 36-credit,12-course. The courses will be offered in four 12-week semesters per year. Ten courses will be offered entirely in a distance-learning format. Students will be required to attend one 5-day, on-campus, summer seminar that will include live lectures, hands-on-skills labs, role-playing seminars, disaster drills and a table-top exercise.
Disaster medicine, Disaster management, Hazards, Terrorism, Psychology, Disaster emergency planning.
Disaster management professionals.
A bachelor’s degree, Admission to the programme will be based on undergraduate GPA; relevant work experience; two letters of reference; a personal essay. The programme requires certain prerequisite courses studied at the college level, i.e. English Composition or College Writing, College-level Math or Statistics, General Biology or Anatomy and Physiology or equivalent, General Chemistry or Chemistry I or equivalent, Introductory Psychology or Behavioural Science Course. International students can find more information at international student section.
Applications for the programme should be submitted to the Philadelphia University Office of Graduate Admissions. Applicants are required to submit their undergraduate transcripts, a current resume, two letters of recommendation and a personal essay. Applications can be submitted online or in print form. International student can find more information at international student section.
Financial aid is available in the form of loans.
USD 746.00 per credit. For details please see annual expenses section.
Please consult university home page.
15 Oct 2007
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