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Emergency - Disaster Preparedness Management

Main organization(s): Elmira College, Continuing Education and Graduate Studies


Master of Science


The part time programme is designed for managers as well as individuals with aspirations for career change or advancement, this degree program is comprised of performance-based learning experiences intended to develop the essential knowledge and skill competencies required for emergency managers.

Subject areas

Crisis management, Disaster recovery, Organisational continuity, Emergency planning, Terrorism, Human resource development, Information technology.

Target audience

College students, Emergency management professionals.

Admission Requirement

A minimum undergraduate cumulative grade point average of 2.700 or approval by the Dean of Continuing Education. TOEFL scores for non native English speakers. For further information please see admission bulletin.



Geographical coverage



2 years (part time).

Application procedure

Completed application form, official transcript from each institution previously attended, one of which indicates a bachelor's degree having been awarded, Current Curriculum vita, A 800 - 1000 word personal statement (essay), two professional references from current or previous employers who have had the opportunity to observe your job performance, one reference from a college professor who has had the opportunity to observe your academic performance, TOEFL scores, $ 100 matriculation fee.


For scholarships and financial aid please see financial aid section.

Tuition & cost

USD 520.00 per credit. So see the details of other costs please visit financial information section.

Deadline for application

21 Dec 2007


Office of Continuing Education and Graduate Studies
Elmira College
117 McGraw Hall, One Park Place
Elmira, New York 14901, USA
Tel: +1 607 735 1825, +1 800 354 4720
Fax: +1 607 735 1150

Last updated

16 Oct 2007

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  • Type University programme
  • Level Masters
  • Location Elmira, New York. USA.
  • Language English.

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