120 Credits
8 Semesters
2 Years and 8 Months

Enrollment Options

Full-time / Part-time

Classes Offered

Onsite / Hybrid

With a Bachelor of Arts in Emergency Management degree from MCNY, you’ll be prepared to begin, or advance, your career in the exciting and 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. In our program, you will also focus on significant issues in emergency management and homeland security including public health, terrorism, disaster management, economics and the role of federal and state governments.

The curriculum can be completed in two years and eight months. As an alternative, we also offer an associates in emergency management which can be completed in only 16 months.

Emergency Management

The discipline of effectively coordinating available resources in planning for, responding to, recovering from, and mitigating the threat caused by crisis.

Business Continuity

The practice of planning in order to mitigate the loss of life, property, brand and customer good will, operational capability, market share, and management credibility, following the impact of a natural, man-made, or technological disaster.

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Real-World Skills You’ll Learn in this Program

  • Participate in internships at various public and private agencies including the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the NYC Office of Emergency Management (OEM).

  • Integrate classroom theory and practical, hands-on, experiential knowledge throughout your four semesters of study.

  • Gain hands-on experience and practical knowledge through Constructive Action — a workable plan that you develop and implement.

  • Leverage networking opportunities with faculty, alumni and other industry leaders.

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