Emergency Management

Emergency Management - Career Paths & Degree Types

Hurricanes, tornados, blizzards, mudslides, wildfires, pandemics, explosions—emergencies come in all shapes and sizes, both natural and human-caused. Emergency management professionals—not just the folks at FEMA but also all the local law enforcement, fire department, public safety, and homeland security officials—work to anticipate, mitigate, and respond to these disasters. Since 9/11, many colleges and universities have implemented homeland security and emergency management programs at both the undergraduate and graduate levels; Noodle can help you decide which best fits your budget, talents, and career goals. Check out our resources to determine whether a career in emergency and disaster management is right for you.