WORLD's first accredited emergency management program

Since 1997, Arkansas Tech University has been a trailblazer in emergency management higher education.  Our program has been a beacon of excellence, shaping professionals equipped to navigate the complexities of crisis and disaster management. 

The scope of our program extends beyond the classroom. Grounded in the comprehensive emergency management approach—encompassing all phases and all hazards—our graduates are well-prepared for diverse career paths. From private sector enterprises to non-profit organizations and government agencies at local, state, and federal levels, our alumni have excelled in roles ranging from business continuity and cybersecurity to risk assessment, preparedness, and planning. Our curriculum is meticulously crafted to provide a holistic understanding of emergency management, covering vital aspects such as emergency planning, cultural considerations, human behavior, response strategies, and the intricate political and legal dimensions within the field.

Whether you prefer the on-campus experience or the convenience of distance education, our degree is designed to accommodate your unique journey. We offer a dynamic and accessible learning environment without compromising on quality.

Join us at Arkansas Tech University, where innovation meets tradition, and education goes beyond textbooks. Experience a program that not only imparts knowledge but also cultivates the leaders and problem-solvers of tomorrow in the dynamic field of Emergency Management and Homeland Security.

Your Journey STarts here

Shape your future with an interdisciplinary degree that opens doors to a world of possibilities.
Unlock the full potential of your Emergency Management and Homeland Security education at Arkansas Tech University through immersive, real-world opportunities that seamlessly blend classroom theory with practical field experience. Our dynamic approach integrates authentic scenarios and hands-on applications, ensuring you can confidently apply theoretical concepts to real-world challenges in your future endeavors.

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Dean Hall 201 |  402 West O Street | Russellville, AR 72801
Phone: (479) 356-2092 | Email:

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