HOMELAND SECURITY AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ONLINE DEGREE PROGRAM – BACHELOR

Consistently ranked among the top 5 homeland security and emergency management degrees in the nation, this fast-paced, hands-on program prepares you to hit the ground running in your chosen career path. You’ll gain a unique mix of emergency preparedness and business management training that will set you apart in the job market, learning from faculty who are active professionals in the emergency management field. The online degree curriculum integrates current events from around the world, and you can also customize your homeland security online degree based on your specific career goals.

Who Is the Online Degree in Homeland Security and Emergency Management Designed For?

This degree is designed for students who want to help communities address challenges related to terrorism, natural disasters and other emergencies. Concentrations are available in:

  • Fire administration
  • Emergency management
  • Homeland security
  • Public safety administration
  • Cybersecurity and information technology management
  • Emergency medical and public health management

The online version of the security and emergency management program is ideal for students looking for greater flexibility to work remotely, or who live outside the region and want to access one of the top homeland security programs in the nation. The bachelor’s degree in homeland security and emergency management is also available on-site at our main campus in Fairbanks, Alaska.

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Why Earn Your Online Degree in Homeland Security and Emergency Management at UAF?

  • Work with emergency managers, participate in field exercises and engage in other field-based, hands-on learning opportunities that will help you hone your professional skills.
  • Focus your online degree in fire administration, emergency management, homeland security, public safety administration, cybersecurity and information technology management, or emergency medical and public health management.
  • Gain foundational business management knowledge and training in one of the only homeland security and emergency management degrees delivered in the context of a business school.
  • Apply your military, healthcare, first responder and ROTC experience toward your homeland security and emergency management online degree requirements.
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  • Work with instructors to determine the future of climate and human security issues, and how they effect a wide range of activities in the emergency management cycle.
  • Examine cyber-related infrastructure and how everyone from individuals at home to those in the corporate and government spheres are being affected by cyber and network defense issues.

Experience online learning at UAF

UAF’s eCampus programs combine the convenience of online education with the personalized attention and sense of community you would expect in a face-to-face learning environment. Our online degree programs are offered at in-state tuition for all students, and have been ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.

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Cost breakdown for the bachelor’s in security and emergency management

The estimated cost for the homeland security and emergency management bachelor’s program online based on current rates is $41,780.

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UAF homeland security and emergency management students: In their own words

Jobs in Homeland Security and Emergency Management

When you earn your homeland security and emergency management degree online at UAF you can be confident in your future career prospects. Nearly 100% of our homeland security majors find a job prior to graduation.

A degree in emergency management was the perfect fit for my career in incident management. The quality of the material is top-notch and the “real-life” relevancy of the lessons can be applied to all types of careers. I plan to continue with the online Master of Security and Disaster Management program. Obtaining this level of education complements my years in the wildland firefighting field and has opened doors to exciting career opportunities.

– Sarah Saarloos, Public Information Officer on the Alaska Incident Management Team in Anchorage

Homeland security degree requirements

The security and emergency management online degree combines courses in business leadership and disaster preparedness. Concentrations are available in fire administration, emergency management, homeland security, public safety administration, cybersecurity and information technology management and emergency medical and public health management.

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