A Bachelor of Arts Degree in Disaster and Emergency Management opens doors to high-demand careers that matter. Equip yourself for an exciting career in fields including homeland security, disaster recovery, and crisis management.
Thank you for your interest in the B. A. in Disaster and Emergency Management online degree program at Columbia College. Earning your degree online gives you the flexibility to work full time and fulfill your other obligations because you can do your class work when it is convenient for you.
Why earn a B. A. in Disaster and Emergency Management?
The Bachelor of Arts Degree in Disaster and Emergency Management is designed to help students develop skills in management, planning, and communication and a knowledge base in Disaster and Emergency Management and homeland security. A graduate with this degree will be protecting communities by coordinating preparedness, response and recovery activities to enable resiliency when disaster strikes. The program provides a conceptual and applied approach to ensure that you are fully knowledgeable in the principles and practices of Disaster and Emergency Management and homeland security. The women and men earning this degree will know how to lead their organizations and communities to strengthen services and reduce vulnerability to disasters.
I knew that I would be getting a great education at Columbia College. But an unexpected benefit of the program are the relationships that I’ve established with my instructors and cohort members.””– Online Student
I needed to get my Bachelor’s Degree in order to advance my law enforcement career. Columbia College was the right choice for me since I could complete my degree while working midnights.”– Working Student
I knew that I wanted to earn a Bachelor’s Degree and that, because of my unconventional schedule, it needed to be online. Many of the popular online schools have “chat” requirements. I couldn’t commit to being online at a certain time of day….I have work, kids, and other commitments that make my schedule erratic. That’s when I found Columbia College where I can complete my assignments after work and after the kids go to bed.””– Parent and Online Student