The Emergency Management Major has become a specialized major in high demand. Emergencies, Disasters, and Catastrophes are commonplace, and require leadership and technical “know how” at the highest levels. With an Emergency Management Degree, students can matriculate to hold high offices in Civil and Municipal “First Response” organizations. Police, Fire, FEMA, The United Nations, The Red Cross and any other organization that deals with crisis management, all seek graduates with this background

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Why is this Important?

  • Professional Associations are where the industry of the major gather together
  • Many have student chapters you can join while in college
  • Many offer internships, scholarships, and opportunities in the major

Student Associations

Serves sheriffs and law enforcement/criminal justice professionals. Conferences and training for sheriffs, deputies, correctional officers, police chiefs. Courtroom security, prisoner transport, and more. Visit
NEMA is the professional association of and for emergency management directors from all 50 states, eight territories and the District of Columbia. NEMA ... Visit
National organization and professional fraternity that promotes education and professionalism in the criminal justice field for students, professionals, and retirees. Visit
Representing more than 240,000 professional fire fighters and emergency medical personnel in the United States and Canada. Visit
The Alliance of Hazardous Materials Professionals (AHMP), formerly the ... Hazardous Materials Managers, Inc. (ACHMM) is a professional association with... Visit