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The Crisis and Disaster Management (CDM) program at the University of Central Missouri can be completed two ways:
1) On campus through traditional delivery. The core courses and the Emergency Management area are offered on a two-year rotational schedule.
2) Entirely online. The degree program is available to students in a wide variety of locations and work schedules. All the courses in the major and the four areas are offered online, at least one time a year.
The students enrolled in CDM are diverse and are attracted to this program of study because they have a strong desire to make a difference in the world. Some have experience in public safety, fire, or emergency medical services. Others have experience in business, service or hospitality. Many have connections to volunteer organizations and public service organizations.
Students choose this program because they want to build their knowledge base, develop skills, and practice what they are learning through community service learning opportunities. To be successful in this program and successful after graduation it is critical that students develop outstanding interpersonal skills and a broad knowledge base in the social sciences in addition to technical knowledge and skills that have been tested through years of public service.
The courses offered in Crisis and Disaster Management are designed for:
12-HOUR ONLINE CERTIFICATES
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The Crisis & Disaster Mangement Degree Program (a Division of the Missouri Safety Center) at UCM has been identified as one of the top colleges (ranked #4) for online emergency management bachelor's degrees by the "Emergency Management Degree Program Guide." The ranking considered tuition and graduation data gathered from the NCES College Navigator Database.
Their editor noted, "One of just a few programs on this disaster and emergency management online degree ranking to provide an official selection of concentrations (Business Continuity, Emergency Management, and Hazardous Materials), the University of Central Missouri's B.S. in Crisis and Disaster Management is the academic equivalent of a jack-of-all-trades."
The article can be found here: TOP 10 Emergency Management Bachelor's Degrees Online 2016-2017
CDM Alumni Stories & News:
"Upon graduating from CMSU/UCM in 2005 with a bachelor's degree in CDM and a masters degree in Criminal Justice, I began utilizing my degrees in the field of bioterrorism response planning for local health departments in St. Louis, MO and Kansas City, MO. Since 2008, I have worked for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region VII and am currently a Senior Planner within the Response Division, Planning Branch. The field of Emergency Management continues to be challenging and allows individuals to be innovative to help others mitigate against, prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters."
What You Should Know About Emergency Management Degrees
Check out this article from Emergency Management magazine online, published January 14, 2011. Interesting discussions follow the article in the Comments area.
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For more information about the CDM degree contact the Institute for Rural Emergency Management at email@example.com or 660-543-4971.