Advance or begin your career in Emergency Management.
UNT’s Master of Science in Emergency Management and Disaster Science provides an in-depth knowledge of the diverse theoretical perspectives and empirical research traditions that inform the practice of emergency management.
In addition to taking courses in emergency management theory, methods, and statistics, you may select from a range of electives covering such topics as challenges of disaster response, disaster preparedness and management, community recovery and resilience, international disasters and others.
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.
Get started with this degree
Graduate students are advised by department faculty. Administrative Coordinator Kimberly Roy can help connect you with potential faculty advisors based on your unique interests.
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.