Bachelor of Science in Emergency Services Management

Degree Level: Undergraduate Bachelors | Course Format: Online

Designed for working professionals who have at least 30 hours of previous college credit, this undergraduate program offers the convenience and flexibility of studying online and includes relevant criminal justice and emergency management topics. Bethel University’s bachelor’s degree in Emergency Services Management prepares you to lead and protect, using efficient and effective best practices from a wide variety of disciplines. Transfer up to 80 hours of prior undergraduate college credits — including possible credit for Academy training and military service — making your journey to graduation even faster.

Bachelor of Science in Emergency Services Management
Curriculum
45 Credit Hours. All courses are 3 credit hours unless otherwise noted. Designed for working professionals who have at least 30 hours of previous college credit.
Term 1
  • OL 3051 Introduction to Adult Online Learning
  • ESM 3000 Survey of Emergency Management
  • ESM 3100 Management of Terrorist Incidents
  • ESM 3200 Weapons of Mass Destruction
  • ESM 3300 Planning for Emergency and Disaster Management
Term 2
  • ESM 3500 Terrorism in the Modern World
  • ESM 3700 Homeland Security Law and Public Policy
  • ESM 3800 Natural Disaster Planning and Management
  • ESM 3900 Risk Analysis and Threat Assessment
  • ESM 4100 Organizational Development in Emergency Management & Homeland Security Organizations
Term 3
  • ESM 4200 Introduction to Science and Hazards
  • ESM 4300 Management of Human Resources in Public Safety Organizations
  • ESM 4400 Strategic Planning in Public Safety & Emergency Response Organizations
  • ESM 4500 Financial Management of Emergency Response Organizations
  • ESM 4600 Leadership in Emergency Management Organizations
Term 4
  • *128 credit hours are required to graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree. The balance of the credits needed after the major coursework is completed can be fulfilled with electives, previous transferred credit, and other advanced standing credit options. Contact your recruiter or advisor for details.
 
PROGRAM COST
Tuition for the 2017-2018 Bethel University Bachelor of Science in Emergency Services Management is $362 per credit hour.

Tuition Includes
  • All course fees
  • All required textbooks and course materials
  • Technology