Program Highlights

Lander’s Emergency Management program will train you in the science of management during both natural and man-made disasters.

Flexible fully online format - Complete at your own pace or as little as two years
Rolling admissions - Start any term, even summer
Expert faculty -  Learn from experienced emergency managers and responders with government and private sector experience
Relevant curriculum - Developed as a joint effort between prospective employers and government agencies such as FEMA
Advance or shift your career - Gain the ability to provide expert emergency management in all phases of a disaster on any scale


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disaster drillCareer Outcomes

Enhance your career if you have current responsibilities or wish to have responsibilities that relate to emergency management, such as: 

  • Insurance adjustment, risk assessment, & business management 
  • Government planning and public administration
  • Transportation logistics management
  • Non-profit or charitable management
  • First-response (medical, police, fire, National Guard, or U.S. military)


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  • Nuclear Incident Management
  • Emergency Management Law
  • Business and Economic Continuity
  • Response and Recovery
  • Continuity of Government
  •  Hurricane and Weather




Military/National Guard Information

  • Special Tuition Rate for SC National Guard, Active Duty Personnel, and Military Family Members.
  • Lander is proud to be a Yellow Ribbon College. This means costs associated with pursuing your education may be covered by the Post-9/11 GI Bill®.
  • Balance duty and learning. The asynchronous learning experience allows you to complete the degree at your own pace and schedule.