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Graduate Committee

Dr. Sharon Medcalf (Emergency Preparedness Program Director), Dr. Edward Peters, Keith Hansen, Rachel Lookadoo, and Leslie Schofield

The Master of Science degree in Emergency Preparedness is designed to prepare professionals in a world where emergency preparedness and response research skills are essential to the public health infrastructure. Events explored include naturally occurring disasters, intentional acts of terrorism, and new emerging infectious disease threats. The course curriculum is designed to be reflective and inclusive of current and nationally endorsed competencies in emergency preparedness leadership, communication, information management, practice improvement and planning and worker health and safety. The M.S. in Emergency Preparedness is designed as a 36 credit hour program (Thesis Option) that can be completed in two academic years as a full-time student or up to five years as a part-time student. 

Graduate Committee

Dr. Sharon Medcalf (Emergency Preparedness Program Director), Dr. Edward S. Peters, Keith Hansen, Rachel Lookadoo, and Leslie Scofield

The Master of Science degree in Emergency Preparedness is designed to prepare professionals in a world where emergency preparedness and response research skills are essential to the public health infrastructure. Events explored include naturally occurring disasters, intentional acts of terrorism, and new emerging infectious disease threats. The course curriculum is designed to be reflective and inclusive of current and nationally endorsed competencies in emergency preparedness leadership, communication, information management, practice improvement and planning and worker health and safety. The M.S. in Emergency Preparedness is designed as a 36 credit hour program (Thesis Option) that can be completed in two academic years as a full-time student or up to five years as a part-time student. 

Required Courses
HPRO 805APPLIED RESEARCH IN PUBLIC HEALTH3
BIOS 806BIOSTATISTICS3
EPI 810EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS: PREVENTION3
EPI 811EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS: PROTECTION3
EPI 813EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS: RESPONSE3
EPI 814EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS: RESPOND AND RECOVERY3
EPI 820EPIDEMIOLOGY IN PUBLIC HEALTH3
HPRO 830FOUNDATIONS OF PUBLIC HEALTH3
HPRO 903MIXED METHODS RESEARCH3
Electives (select one course or 3 credits)3
Masters Thesis6
Total Credit Hours36