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MS in Health Care Emergency Management Boston University

USA

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Summary

The Master of Science in Health Care Emergency Management prepares individuals to work across the spectrum of emergency and crisis management, focusing on multiple areas of biomedical sciences and healthcare, along with practical experience. The program consists of a 36-credit, 12-month full-time course of study with a part-time option.

The master’s program can be completed in person or online through our virtual classroom. Our virtual classroom experience is a real-time distance learning environment; based on Adobe Connect web conferencing, our students are able to attend class from wherever they happen to be. The virtual classroom gives students the flexibility to attend graduate school without the major upheaval in their lives that relocation would involve.

From its focus on healthcare environments, to the hands-on training in exercise development and incident command, the innovative Health Care Emergency Management program provides students with a comprehensive background for facing the challenges of a career in emergency/disaster preparedness.

The Health Care Emergency Management program prepares students to practice as professionals in the diverse aspects of crisis management and its implications on the health and medical services delivery systems. The Health Care Emergency Management program embraces three central themes and core learning objectives:

Defining the basic concepts and building the ground/framework of crises—applied theory;
Identifying and performing practical aspects of crisis management—process; and
Researching and aspect of crisis management for practicum and thesis to afford direct experience—application.

As part of this program, and as a means to facilitate understanding of diverse areas of study comprising the healthcare emergency management-related disciplines, learning objectives include the ability to:

Demonstrate understanding of the health and medical services objectives and requirements in crises.
Describe the health and human services procedures and practices and administration.
List and describe community-based medical care and service and support systems.
Describe aspects of crisis and disaster management methods and practices and those specifically related to health and healthcare delivery including triage procedures and practices.
Demonstrate the ability to apply the incident and unified command and control methods and practices.
Develop management plans for routine and extreme condition methods of operations as they relate to crisis management planning, response, recovery, and mitigation.
Prepare risk communication messaging that includes understanding of the psychological and sociological impacts of crisis.
Demonstrate ability to use modeling and simulation and risk-planning methods and practices.

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study MS in Health Care Emergency Management.

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees

$54,720.00 (40,10,943) per year

From

21 Jan, 02 Sep

Venue

Boston University

233 Bay State Road,

BOSTON,

Massachusetts,

02215, United States

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees

$54,720.00 (40,10,943) per year

From

21 Jan, 02 Sep

Venue

School of Medicine

72 East Concord Street,

BOSTON,

Massachusetts,

02118, United States

Online/Distance (2 years)

Tuition fees

$54,720.00 (40,10,943) per year

From

21 Jan, 02 Sep

Venue

Boston University

233 Bay State Road,

BOSTON,

Massachusetts,

02215, United States

Online/Distance (1 year)

Tuition fees

$54,720.00 (40,10,943) per year

From

21 Jan, 02 Sep

Venue

Boston University

233 Bay State Road,

BOSTON,

Massachusetts,

02215, United States

Entry requirement for international students

Applicants who have completed all requirements for a baccalaureate degree from a recognized college or university.

The minimum score range requirement for TOEFL is 90-100,depending on the program, with a minimum of 20 in each section.

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

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