The Emergency Management/Homeland Security program at UMFK offers a liberal arts education with an emphasis in public administration, emergency management and public safety. The degree program is designed to academically-prepare students with the professional skills to seek employment or advancement in public service, governmental and nongovernmental management and public safety, including law enforcement, and the criminal justice system at the federal, state, regional and local levels.
The mission of the Emergency Management/Homeland Security program at UMFK is to educate students about institutions, systems, and practices related to emergency management, as well their historical context and current issues; law enforcement and the criminal justice system with an emphasis on rural issues; develop intellectual curiosity, analytical skills and academic scholarship; provide opportunities for community service, service-learning projects, and field experience; and to prepare students for professional employment opportunities in the field.
Program Description / Goals
The Emergency Management/Homeland Security program provides a liberal arts/public management background for students interested in a career in public service and public safety administration.