Emergency Management Concentration, Public Service Management (MS)

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Emergency Management is a critical concern for the public, private and non-profit sectors. Both the conceptual and practical implementation sides of homeland security and emergency preparedness rest at the intersection of national defense, law enforcement, and emergency preparedness. This concentration will provide students with both theoretical and practical knowledge that will prepare them for private or public sector employment in the area of emergency preparedness for both security and non-security related incidents.

Required Concentration Courses

Course Title Quarter Hours
MPS 514GOVERNMENT FINANCIAL ADMINISTRATION4
or MPS 515 NONPROFIT FINANCIAL ADMINISTRATION
MPS 554PRINCIPLES OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AND PLANNING4
MPS 564PUBLIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION AND PLANNING4

Elective Courses 

Course Title Quarter Hours
Select two of the following:8
MANAGEMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
LOCAL GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION
STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT AND PLANNING
ADVOCACY AND LOBBYING
GIS FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
ADMINISTRATIVE LAW
METROPOLITAN PLANNING
POVERTY, INEQUALITY AND PUBLIC POLICY
HOUSING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
STUDY ABROAD SEMINAR IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION/INSTITUTIONS
INDEPENDENT STUDY
INTERNSHIP
SPECIAL TOPICS (department consent required)