The Institute for Rural Emergency Management
- About IREM
- IREM Project Areas
- Rural Emergency Management Resources
- Crisis and Disaster Management Degree
- International Emergency Management Student Association
Frequently Asked Questions
In what format is the Crisis and Disaster Management Degree offered?
Tell me more about the Crisis and Disaster Management degree program.
The University of Central Missouri is preparing graduates for this growing field through its Bachelor of Science in Crisis and Disaster Management degree. Students who participate in this program may concentrate in the areas of emergency management, hazardous materials or business continuity.
The BS in Crisis and Disaster Management facilitates individual professional development in a student centered learning environment. Its multidisciplinary curriculum focuses on the principles of preparedness, response, mitigation, and recovery in an integrated program of study. Students who seek this degree are required to complete a practicum which provides them with valuable experience in the field to compliment their educational accomplishments.
Click here for CDM Course Description details.
Click here for a PDF of the program overview.
What are the career possibilities with a Crisis and Disaster Management degree?
Click here to see the criteria to be a Disaster Assistance Employee with FEMA.
The federal employment site usajobs.gov is another place to search for federal emlployment.
I am transferring from another institution; how do I know if my credits will transfer?
For students transferring from Wentworth Military Academy and College, click here for the requirements and other specific information.
And, be sure to check out the Transfer and New Adult Orientation Handbook for tons of useful info.
Are there support services for active duty members or Veterans of the United States military?
What are the General Education requirements at UCM?
What are the degree requirements for the Crisis and Disaster Management Degree?
How do I apply to UCM?
Where do I go to apply for financial aid?
Be sure to fill out a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at this page. Apply before April 1 to be eligible for need-based aid for the following Fall semester. UCM’s school code is 002454.
How can I calculate the cost of my tuition?
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