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 F601||Legal Aspects of Homeland Security and Emergency Management||3|
|HSEM F603||Disaster Management Policy||3|
|HSEM F605||Community Planning in Emergency Management||3|
|HSEM F607||Vulnerability and Protection||3|
|HSEM F609||Human Security||3|
|HSEM F632||Project Management||3|
|HSEM F665||Strategic Collaboration||3|
|HSEM F690||Security and Disaster Management||3|
|Complete 6 credits from the following: 2||6|
|International Disaster Management|
|Security and Disaster Management Seminar|
Any F400-level HSEM course not taken as an undergraduate 3
Students with two C’s, one D or one F in courses that are part of the HSEM program will not be in good standing even if their cumulative GPA is at or above 3.0. HSEM students who are not in good standing will be subject to review and may be dismissed by the HSEM committee. Students may not use more than two F600-level courses with C grades on the advancement-to-candidacy application.
Up to six 400- or graduate-level credits may be transferred from the National Fire Academy, FBI National Academy, Command and General Staff College, or similar programs approved by the American Council on Education, as substitutes.
An A or B grade must be earned in F400-level courses.