Emergency and Disaster Management

School of Adult Learning

Emergency and Disaster Management

UIndy offers both associate’s and bachelor’s degrees in Emergency & Disaster Management. The programs prepare you for a career in emergency management and public safety. You’ll graduate as a highly trained professional with the skills and knowledge to prepare for and repond to disasters of any scale. All courses necessary to complete this major are offered in the 5-week accelerated format.

Degree Requirements

The curriculum guides below list the courses required for each degree. For a description of each course, please consult the University Catalog.

Emergency & Disaster Management Bachelor’s Degree Curriculum Guide

Emergency & Disaster Management Associate’s Degree Curriculum Guide

  • The degree requires a minimum of 124 credit hours.
  • A grade point average of C- (1.7 on a 4.0 scale) or higher is required in all courses applying toward the Emergency & Disaster Management major.
  • A grade point average of 2.50 or higher (on a 4.0 scale) is required to continue in the Accelerated Programs Division. Students who fall below 2.50 may enroll in the Extended Programs Division until such time as the minimum GPA is restored.
Please note:
  • You must test into MATH 108 by achieving the minimum required score on the SAL Math Proficiency Examination, or by taking SAL 280, Topics in Math.
  • The course SAL 101, Return to Learning, is required of all new SAL students and must be taken in the first semester of enrollment.
  • A minimum score on the English Placement Examination is required for placement in ENGL 101, English Composition. Students who do not achieve the minimum score must first take ENGL 100, Basic Writing.

More information

Kathy Hancher, Key Advisor, School for Adult Learning
Chelsea Ward, Academic Advisor, School for Adult Learning

Note: This page is provided as a general guideline for students. If it conflicts with current required courses or becomes outdated, the current requirements will prevail. Academic advisors will make the final determination. Always verify the information on this page with your academic advisor. We reserve the right to change or correct this page.

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