A Ranking of Top Schools for Degrees in Emergency Management and Homeland Security

Emergency management is one of the fastest-growing career fields in the world. The market is projected to grow at 5.9% during 2018-2023.

by Eric Holdeman / November 23, 2019

I got the information below from "surprise," Arizona State University! They are appropriately proud of their ranking. Rankings, being what they are, here is the methodology used by US News and World Report to come up with the rankings.

Following the terrorist attacks of 9/11, many schools rushed to implement a wide variety of higher ed programs at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The curriculum was "all over the place!" Things have settled out a bit with more defined programs being either targeted toward emergency management or homeland security. For instance, Arizona State has segmented its degree programs into different areas of concentrations. See below:

The online emergency management-focused degree programs include a wide variety of concentrations, including:

Here is the score box:

Arizona State University
#1 in Homeland Security and Emergency Management
 
George Mason University
#2 in Homeland Security and Emergency Management (tie)
 
Naval Postgraduate School
#2 in Homeland Security and Emergency Management (tie)
 
University of Maryland, College Park
#4 in Homeland Security and Emergency Management
 
Columbia University
#5 in Homeland Security and Emergency Management (tie)
 
University of North Texas
#5 in Homeland Security and Emergency Management (tie)
 
CUNY, John Jay College
#7 in Homeland Security and Emergency Management (tie)
 
University of Central Florida
#7 in Homeland Security and Emergency Management (tie)
 
University of Southern California
#7 in Homeland Security and Emergency Management (tie)
 
Texas A&M University, College Station
#10 in Homeland Security and Emergency Management (tie)
 
University of Texas, Austin
#10 in Homeland Security and Emergency Management (tie)
 
University at Albany, SUNY
#12 in Homeland Security and Emergency Management (tie)
 
University of Delaware
#12 in Homeland Security and Emergency Management (tie)
 
American University
#14 in Homeland Security and Emergency Management (tie)
 
George Washington University
#14 in Homeland Security and Emergency Management (tie)

 

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