MS in Health Care Emergency Management

The Master of Science in Health Care Emergency Management prepares individuals to work across the spectrum of emergency and crisis management. It provides a learning environment with experience in multiple areas of biomedical sciences and health care. Using web-based video conferencing software, students and instructors have the choice to attend our lectures in person or participate virtually, in real time.

Sample Programs

HEM One-Year Track 2014—2015

Fall Semester

  • GMS BC 600 Physics of Natural and Man-made Hazards (3 cr)
  • GMS BC 610 Medical Consequences of Natural and Man-made Hazards (3 cr)
  • GMS BC 700 The Disaster Life Cycle (3 cr)
  • GMS BC 710 Methods and Practices of Incident Command (3 cr)
  • GMS BC 640 Experimental Design and Statistics (2 cr)

Total: 14 credits

Spring Semester

  • GMS BC 620 Psychology and Sociology of Disasters and Methods of Risk Communication (3 cr)
  • GMS BC 650 Community Health and Emergency Management (3 cr)
  • GMS BC 730 Principles, Methods, and Practices of Modeling and Simulation (3 cr)
  • GMS BC 630 Ethical and Policy Issues in Health and Medical Services Emergency Management (3 cr)
  • GMS BC 692 Directed Studies (4 cr)

Total: 16 credits

Summer Sessions I & II

  • GMS BC 971 Research Practicum and Thesis: Designing Crisis Management Research (2 cr)
  • GMS BC 972 Research Practicum and Thesis: Conducting Crisis Management Research (2 cr)
  • GMS BC 692 Directed Studies (could be a hospital internship) (2 cr)

Total: 6 credits

GRAND TOTAL: 36 credits

HEM Two-Year Track 2014—2015

FIRST YEAR

Fall Semester
  • GMS BC 600 Physics of Natural and Man-made Hazards (3 cr)
  • GMS BC 610 Medical Consequences of Natural and Man-made Hazards (3 cr)

Total: 6 credits

Spring Semester
  • GMS BC 630 Ethical and Policy Issues in Health and Medical Services Emergency Management (3 cr)
  • GMS BC 650 Community Health and Emergency Management (3 cr)

Total: 6 credits

Summer Sessions I & II
  • GMS BC 692 Directed Studies (2 cr)
  • GMS BC 692 Directed Studies (2 cr)
  • GMS BC 640 Experimental Design and Statistics (2 cr)

Total: 6 credits

First Year Total: 18 credits

SECOND YEAR

Fall Semester
  • GMS BC 700 The Disaster Life Cycle (3 cr)
  • GMS BC 710 Methods and Practices of Incident Command (3 cr)

Total: 6 credits

Spring Semester
  • GMS BC 620 Psychology and Sociology of Disasters and Methods of Risk Communication (3 cr)
  • GMS BC 730 Principles, Methods, and Practices of Modeling and Simulation (3 cr)

Total: 6 credits

Summer Sessions I & II
  • GMS BC 971 Research Practicum and Thesis: Designing Crisis Management Research (2 cr)
  • GMS BC 972 Research Practicum and Thesis: Conducting Crisis Management Research (2 cr)
  • GMS BC 692 Directed Studies (could be a hospital internship) (2 cr)

Total: 6 credits

Second Year Total: 18 credits

GRAND TOTAL: 36 credits