MCNY-EDM is now a chapter member of Epsilon Pi Phi (EPP) Honor Society.
The academic society was established in 2006 by the Council for the Accreditation of Emergency Management Education. The mission of Epsilon Pi Phi is to strive for the reward, advancement and recognition of emergency/continuity management and homeland security as a discipline and profession. The Society also encourages a high standard of excellence in these related fields of practice and study.
Associate of Arts / Bachelor of Arts in Emergency Management & Business Continuity
With an emergency management degree from MCNY, you'll be prepared to begin-or advance-a career in the exciting, in-demand fields of emergency preparedness, homeland security, and business continuity. You'll learn how to effectively coordinate available resources in catastrophic event, and mitigate the loss of life, property and operational capability following a natural, man-made or technological disaster.
The only bachelor's degree program of its kind , MCNY's accredited BA in Emergency Management and Business Continuity curriculum can be completed in two years and eight months. We also offer an AA degree in emergency management, which can be completed in 16 months. In either degree program, you'll:
Learn alongside leaders in the emergency management field and participate in large-scale, citywide emergency management exercises, on-site certification courses, and internships.
Earn the 60 credit hours required for admission to the NYPD Police Academy or the FDNY Fire Academy.
Gain hands-on experience and practical knowledge through Constructive Action, a workable plan you'll develop and implement in partnership with agencies such as NYC Office of Emergency Management, American Red Cross of Greater New York, FEMA Region II, The Salvation Army and the Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters in NYC.
Benefit from flexible schedules designed to make education practical for working adults.
Have access to financial aid and scholarship opportunities.
Leverage networking opportunities with faculty, alumni and other leaders in the field.
Turn Your Purpose into Professional Success
Graduates of MCNY's emergency management degree programs pursue or advance their careers in such exciting fields as law enforcement, emergency management, corporate security, transportation security, fire service, public safety, public health preparedness, business and the military. They have pursued careers at list of business: NYPD, MTA, Port Authority, FEMA, etc.