M.S.D.M, Security and Disaster Management

  • Complete the following admission requirements:
    • Students with a GPA above 2.75 will be required to submit a score from the Watson-Glaser Critical Thinking Exam.
    • Any students with a GPA lower then 2.75 will be required to submit scores from either the GRE or the GMAT.
    • Students without a background in Homeland Security and Emergency Management will be required to take HSEM F301: Principles of Emergency Management and Homeland Security. This course will not count toward the M.S.D.M. program requirements.
    • In addition, students without a UAF B.S.E.M. degree will be required to take HSEM F412: Emergency Planning and Preparedness prior to taking HSEM F605: Community Planning. This course may be used to meet one of the elective requirements for the M.S.D.M. 

Minimum Requirements for Degree: 30 credits

General University Requirements
Complete the general university requirements.
Master's Degree Requirements
Complete the master’s degree requirements.
Program Requirements 1
HSEM F601Legal Aspects of Homeland Security and Emergency Management3
HSEM F603Disaster Management Policy3
HSEM F605Community Planning in Emergency Management3
HSEM F607Vulnerability and Protection3
HSEM F609Human Security3
HSEM F632Project Management3
HSEM F665Strategic Collaboration3
HSEM F690Security and Disaster Management3
Complete 6 credits from the following: 26
International Disaster Management
Security and Disaster Management Seminar
Any F400-level HSEM course not taken as an undergraduate 3