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JSU’s Emergency Management Program:  Educating EM Leaders

With a degree in Emergency Management from JSU, you will be ready for any community incident, from minor emergencies to major disasters.  You will possess the knowledge and skills to lead the way in helping your region, your state, and your country prepare and recover from major events.  You will have the degree to propel your career forward.   

Top Three Reasons to Choose JSU Emergency Management

1. An Accredited Program Taught by Experienced Staff
What sets JSU’s Emergency Management program apart is its distinguished faculty with extensive experience in the field and the classroom, an excellent reputation in academics, and a full complement of required courses and electives from an accredited university.  

2. Comprehensive Degree Options
The JSU program produces graduates at the bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate level, making JSU an excellent choice for individuals wanting to advance their education and careers in emergency management fields.  More than 600 students have graduated from one of these Emergency Management degree programs.

Bachelor of Science in Emergency Management: Prepare for a career related to emergency and disaster management in local, state, or federal government, business, and volunteer organizations.

Master of Science in Emergency Management: Advance your education with a program that balances conceptual knowledge in emergency management and the acquisition of crisis management, hazard assessment, and other analytic and management skills.

Doctor of Science in Emergency Management: Open the door to even more career options by earning the highest degree in emergency management.  JSU’s doctoral program in emergency management is only one of ten in the country.

3. Convenient Online Courses for Working Professionals

The JSU Emergency Management programs are comprised of online courses that take place in virtual classrooms, meaning students may complete their coursework at the time and place of their choosing so long as they meet deadlines for assignments and exams.  Although the degrees can be earned online, students are still earning a degree in an accredited program.  Learn more about online courses at JSU.


JSU-IAEM Newsletter April, 2014

View the latest edition of the Student Chapter newsletter for JSU-IAEM, the EMPHASIS.

Also, IAEM is now offering free membership for a year sponsored by a current IAEM member. If you would like to be an IAEM member and be part of your Student Chapter, please contact jsuiaem@jsu.edu

Summer semester begins May 5, 2014

Complete the form on this page to be contacted with more information about the Emergency Management program and enrolling in JSU, or call 256-782-5925.

For more important JSU dates regarding registration deadlines, view the Academic Calendar.

"I appreciate the expertise and effort JSU brings to the virtual classroom. I can honestly say I finished each class a better emergency manager than I was beforehand."

- Norman A. Strum, Director - Dupage County EMA, 2012


Want more information?

JSU-IAEM Student Chapter Meeting
April 7, 2014 12:00 PM Central

ASPA Annual Conference
March 14-18, 2014

APA National Conference
April 26-30, 2014

Association of State Floodplain Managers Conference
June 1 - 6, 2014

IAEM Annual Conference
November 14-19, 2014

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Contact Information

Emergency Management

100 Gamecock Drive 
Anniston, AL 36205

M-F 8:00 - 4:30