When you see devastation after a disaster, are you eager to jump in and help survivors?
Do you want to make your community safer and better prepared for these extreme events? Are you seeking a career in a diverse and growing field? Then emergency management may be right for you.
The Department of Emergency Management and Disaster Science at the University of North Texas offers the nation’s first and most respected Bachelor of Science degree in Emergency Administration and Planning (EADP). Floods, tornadoes, hazardous materials spills, terrorist attacks and epidemics are among the many hazards professionals plan for in this field.
Emergency managers help communities build resilience through adequate preparation, well-coordinated disaster response and sustainable recovery.
Recent graduates are employed as:
- Emergency Management Coordinator
- Environmental, Health, Safety & Sustainability Manager
- Asst. Public Health Preparedness and SNS Coordinator
- Emergency Management Analyst
- GIS Applications Administrator
Recent graduates are employed by:
- North Central Texas Council of Governments
- Texas Department of Public Safety
- Dallas Office of Emergency Management
- Federal Aviation Administration
- Texas Division of Emergency Management
Scholarships & more
The Department of Emergency Management % Disaster Science offers the Tom Joslin Memorial Scholarship to EADP students each year. EADP students are also eligible to apply for scholarships offered by the College of Health and Public Service.
Your Academic Advisor
As a student majoring in Emergency Administration and Planning, Rachel Rachel will help you select classes, explore career options and stay on track toward graduation during your time at UNT.
Emergency Management and Disaster Science
The University of North Texas offers the nation's first and most respected undergraduate program in Emergency Administration and Planning.
Professionals in this field help individuals, businesses, governments and nonprofit organizations prepare for, respond to and recover from floods, tornadoes, hazardous materials spills, terrorist attacks and epidemics.