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Emergency Management is a critical concern for the public, private and non-profit sectors. The concentration explores both the conceptual elements of emergency preparedness and the practical implementation of emergency management that typically occur at the intersection of local and national politics. Courses will address topics such as public safety and law enforcement, crisis management, disaster response and recovery. 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
VOLUNTEERISM
MANAGEMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
LOCAL GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION
MPS 527
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
MPS 576
MPS 578
INTERNSHIP
SPECIAL TOPICS
INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND CONFLICT MANAGEMENT
HUMANITARIAN LOGISTICS
HUMANITARIAN SUPPLY CHAIN