Emergency Administration and Planning forms new academic department

Gary WebbUNT’s Emergency Administration and Planning Program (EADP) has formed the new Emergency Management and Disaster Science (EMDS) department within PACS. Gary Webb, Ph.D. serves as the founding chair.

EADP was established in 1983 as the world’s first resident degree program in emergency management. The program was previously part of PACS’ Public Administration department. 

The program prepares students for emergency management and related careers in the public, private and non-profit sectors.

Read this story from the NT Daily student newspaper for details on the change and future plans.