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Earn Your Dual Master’s in Emergency and Disaster Management and Homeland Security Online

Everything from extreme weather to persistent threats of terrorism prompts the need for individuals able to provide leadership and expert response to catastrophic events. American Military University (AMU) offers a dual degree program—an MA in Emergency and Disaster Management and an MA in Homeland Security—to provide interdisciplinary insight into these closely related and complex fields.

AMU’s programs are online with 24/7 access and no set login times. At AMU, there are no entrance exams and classes start every month, so you can begin quickly and control your schedule. Ask us about transfer credit opportunities to help you save time and money in completing your degree.


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IFSAC - International Fire Service Accreditation Congress

IFSAC®-Accredited

AMU’s dual degree program in Emergency and Disaster Management and Homeland Security is accredited by the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress.

AMU Gives You the Freedom to Learn

$455
Per Credit Hour

Tuition for master’s degrees and graduate certificates. We offer many grant options. These grants represent a savings on our standard tuition rate. Request information to learn more.

$290
Per Credit Hour

For master's programs with AMU’s Preferred Military Rate for eligible students.

0
Entrance Exams

No GRE®, GMAT™, or other standardized test scores required. Classes start monthly.

$0
Application Fee

There is no cost to apply for undergraduate and master’s-level programs.

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Transfer Credit Evaluation

AMU does not charge to evaluate and apply eligible transfer credit.

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Ebooks

We provide no-cost ebooks for all master’s-level U.S active-duty servicemembers, National Guard members, Reservists, and military families.

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Why You Should Earn This Master's From AMU

Comprehensive Coursework

Explore topics including interagency disaster management, the economics of disaster, mass casualty incident management, security risk management, weapons of mass destruction, intelligence, and domestic terrorism and extremist groups.

Prepare for Decision-Making

This program is designed to help you exercise and enhance your communication, critical-thinking, and problem-solving skills.

Expert Faculty

You will be guided by faculty who bring their field-tested knowledge and skill to your learning. Many are certified emergency managers (CEM) or have professional experience in government, safety, and security sectors.

Peer Engagement

There’s a reason why students at AMU are often called the “masters of disaster.” Our student body is unique. You will study alongside peers representing public safety, security, intelligence, government, and military communities.

IFSAC-Accredited

AMU’s dual degree program in Emergency and Disaster Management and Homeland Security is accredited by the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress.

A Commitment to Excellence

AMU’s emergency management programs are the first online programs to be recognized by the Foundation for Higher Education Accreditation in Emergency Management.

No Entrance Exams

Begin your studies quickly. No GRE® score is required to enter AMU’s dual degree program, and classes start monthly, putting you in control.

Helping You Save on Your Master's

Explore your options to make learning affordable.

* All U.S. active-duty servicemembers, National Guard members, Reservists, and military families, (parents, spouses, legal partners, siblings, and dependents) are eligible for the Preferred Military Rate of $250/credit hour for undergraduate and $290/credit hour for master’s-level courses. The Preferred Military Rate, which is applied automatically, supersedes all other university grants and special rates, and cannot be combined with any other special promotions.

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