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This 36-hour emergency management program is for working professionals or those seeking a career in the field. Emergency management refers to the coordination between the agencies that are responsible for responding to disasters. Additionally, those in emergency management may work in either the public or private sector of service.

The emergency management program offers hands-on experience through analyzing case studies, writing contingency plans and practicing coordinating disaster response through tabletop exercises. Students in the program have the option to enroll in a practicum that includes internships for individuals seeking on-the-job experience and a thesis-option for students who plan to continue study in a doctoral program in the field.



Students living in states bordering Arkansas receive in-state tuition.

Financial Aid is available for those who qualify. The Arkansas Tech University school code to use on the FAFSA is 001089.

Payment Options:

  • Financial Aid
  • Payment Plan
  • Graduate Assistantships

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Alumni work as:

  • Emergency Services Director
  • Environmental Health & Safety Manager
  • Disaster Recovery Manager

Alumni work at:

  • The Cadmus Group
  • Arkansas Department of Emergency Management
  • Denali Water Solutions
  • British Virgin Islands Department of Disaster Management


The ATU Emergency Management program offers courses taught by faculty who are experts in the field.

View the links below to better understand the courses, the course timeline and who your faculty will when you enroll as an ATU student.

  • Academic Catalog
  • Learning Outcomes
  • Degree Map
  • Faculty
  • Department Website

Not to brag, but...

College Choice named ATU's online Emergency Management program #19 in the nation for online master's degree programs in a security field.



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