Bachelor of Emergency Management (BEM)

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 Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HSEM) program, offered through the University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Management, delivers first-hand, real-world experiences, successes, and lessons learned. The HSEM program prepares you for a service-driven life where you operate under different rules and make crucial decisions. Whatever the scenario, your impact will be unmistakable.

The HSEM undergraduate program currently offers a Bachelor of Emergency Management (BEM) degree, as well as several minors and an occupational endorsement. Our students receive training for meaningful jobs with good wages and significant growth opportunities. We work with our students to help them find the best employment or continuing education classes or programs.

Program details

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