Master of Security and Disaster Management (MSDM)

In the post-9/11 environment, emergency management and homeland security professionals face many new challenges. As the frequency and complexity of man-made, natural, and technological disasters increase, so does the need for trained professionals ready to rise to the challenge. This degree prepares you for a career where you will make an impact and shape the growing emergency services field.


The mission of the online Master of Security and Disaster Management (MSDM) program is to provide both aspiring and existing homeland security and emergency management practitioners the education needed to lead and manage at the operational to strategic levels within their chosen career field. 

The master’s program requires an extended level of synthesis and integration of the critical thinking and analysis skills required for managers and leaders in the homeland security and emergency management enterprise. The program builds upon the experience and education of those within this highly interdisciplinary enterprise, providing a relevant graduate level education focusing on the operational to strategic requirements of our collective public safety.

Program details

Academic level(s)Master
CountryUnited States
Language of instructionEnglish
InstitutionUniversity of Alaska Fairbanks
Fields of studySecurity services (broad programmes)
Tagssafetysecurity
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