What will I learn?

A Madonna University degree in Emergency Management provides you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to obtain a career in the emerging emergency management field. As an emergency manager you will plan, direct, and respond to a wide variety of natural, manmade, and unforeseen disasters.

This Bachelor of Science program will prepare you to:

Provide disaster preparedness training
Provide emergency response
Develop business continuity plants
Respond to natural disasters (tornados, hurricanes, floods, and earthquakes)
Respond to manmade disasters (hazardous material spills, terrorist attacks, and large scale interruptions in water, sewers, and power)

Program Overview

The Emergency Management program at Madonna enjoys an excellent reputation for preparing students for the real-world challenges they will face during their career. You will learn about all of the recent advances in this emerging career field. The program consists of 44 credits, in addition to general education requirements. Students who are studying in other fields may be interested in an emergency management certificate of completion which can be earned in 18 credits.

Due to the diversity of this profession, a wide variety of employment opportunities can be found in federal, state, and local governments as well at the private sector. All of our faculty members are, or have been active in the field of emergency management. Learn from real world experts who do the job you are training for.

Your Future

Federal Emergency Management Administration
Department of Homeland Security
American Red Cross
Hazardous Material Management
Public Health Preparedness
Public Information Officer
Hospital Emergency Preparedness
Emergency Management Specialist
Emergency Management Coordinator

Which department am I in?

College of Natural and Social Sciences

Study options

Full Time (Minimum of 120 semester hours)

Tuition fees
US$23,100.00 per year
USD $770/credit for 1-11 credits; USD $11,550/semester (credits 16, 17 & 18 are free) for 12-18 credits; USD $11,550/semester plus $770/credit over 18 for more than 19 credits

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

6 January 2020


Macomb Campus

44575 Garfield Rd,

Clinton Township,


48038, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have cumulative high school GPA 2.75 or above.

For international students

Students must have cumulative high school GPA 2.75 or above

TOEFL: 70 (iBT); IELTS: 6; MELAB: 76

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About this uni

A pioneering institution, Madonna University was the first university in the U.S. to offer a bachelor’s degree in Sign Language Studies.

  • Small student-staff ratio of 13:1 for personalized attention
  • 100 undergraduate and over 30 postgraduate programs
  • 98% of students employed within a year of graduating
  • 80% of students receive grants or scholarships