Applicants should have a college degree from an accredited institution of higher education, with a minimum GPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale. Official transcripts of all coursework must be submitted.
In addition, a completed application must include three professional letters of reference; one letter must be from your employer. If you have volunteered service in an organization with emergency management responsibilities, a letter clarifying your participation or training in emergency management should be submitted.
If you have extensive in-service experience or previous graduate education in related fields, you may receive up to nine hours of transfer academic credit on a case-by-case basis.
You will also be required to submit a one- to two-page writing sample describing your motivation, interest and goals for earning this degree, or a narrative describing your responsibilities and participation in emergency management at work or in your volunteer capacity.