Security and Disaster Management
Online Master's Program
Get advanced training for careers in homeland security, emergency management and disaster relief. The Master of Security and Disaster Management (MSDM) degree provides the education needed to lead and manage from the operational to strategic levels within your chosen career field.
This online master’s degree program emphasizes critical thinking and analytical skills required for managers and leaders in homeland security and emergency management. Real-world situations, stripped from the morning’s headlines, are class material that afternoon and are often applied to solutions in our students’ day jobs.
Designed for both aspiring and existing homeland security and emergency management professionals, this program is offered 100% online. Nearly all of our students find jobs at or before graduation.
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Why Earn Your Master’s in Security and Disaster Management at UAF?
Our graduate program in homeland security and emergency management is the only degree of its kind in Alaska. Here are some of the unique opportunities you can look forward to in this program.
The online master’s in security and disaster management gives me the opportunity to expand my specialized knowledge and offer applicable expertise in the field, volunteering with my city’s Emergency Operations Center in regional training activities. Robert Ituarte, Master of Security and Disaster Management 2017
Security and Disaster Management Careers
Earning your master’s in homeland security and disaster management improves your marketability and demonstrates your focus, discipline, knowledge and experience. Nearly 100% of our students are employed either when they graduate or, in some cases, prior to graduation.
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The program builds upon the experience and education of those within this highly interdisciplinary enterprise, providing a relevant graduate level education focusing on the operational to strategic requirements of our collective public safety. A full load of classes consists of 9 credits per semester or 18 credits per year.
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Transfer to UAF
Transferring to UAF? We can walk you through the process and help make sure you get the most out of the credits you’ve earned.