Fire and Emergency Management Administration, MS

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2019-2020. Learn more about Graduate College Academic Regulation 7.0.

Thesis Option

Total Hours: 33 Hours

Core Courses
FEMP 5113Introduction to Fire Administration3
FEMP 5123Introduction to Emergency Management3
FEMP 5013Research Design3
Hours Subtotal9
Methods/Research
FEMP 5653Hazard, Vulnerability, and Risk Analysis3
or FEMP 5023 Quantitative Methods for Fire and Emergency Management I
or FEMP 6013 Qualitative Methods for Fire and Emergency Management
Hours Subtotal3
Administration
FEMP 5413Financial Administration for Fire and Emergency Management3
or FEMP 5423 Labor Management for Fire and Emergency Management
Hours Subtotal3
Options
Select 6 hours from one of the following options:6
Emergency Management Option
Disaster Response
Preparedness and Planning
Disaster Recovery
Mitigation
Special Topics Seminar in Emergency Management
Advanced Special Topics Seminar in Emergency Management
Fire Administration Option
Political and Community Relations for Fire and Emergency Management Administration
Leadership and Management for Fire and Emergency Management
Incident Command System
Seminar Risk Theory and Management
Special Topics Seminar in Fire Administration
Advanced Special Topics Seminar in Fire Administration
Hours Subtotal6
Electives
Select 3 or more of these courses or any of the courses listed in this curriculum not already taken.6
Complex Emergencies
Emergency Management in the International Setting
Emergency Management and Public Policy in the United States
Politics of Disaster
Special Topics Seminar in Fire and Emergency Management
Quantitative Methods for Fire and Emergency Management II
Proseminar in Fire and Emergency Management
Populations at Risk
Comparative and International Dimensions of Emergency Management
Organizational Behavior in Disasters
Directed Readings in Fire and Emergency Management
FEMP 6850
Understanding and Responding to Terrorism
Hours Subtotal6
Thesis
FEMP 5000Thesis6
Hours Subtotal6
Total Hours33

Non-Thesis Option

Total Hours: 33 Hours

Core Courses
FEMP 5113Introduction to Fire Administration3
FEMP 5123Introduction to Emergency Management3
FEMP 5013Research Design3
Hours Subtotal9
Methods/Research
FEMP 5653Hazard, Vulnerability, and Risk Analysis3
or FEMP 5023 Quantitative Methods for Fire and Emergency Management I
or FEMP 6013 Qualitative Methods for Fire and Emergency Management
Hours Subtotal3
Administration
FEMP 5413Financial Administration for Fire and Emergency Management3
or FEMP 5423 Labor Management for Fire and Emergency Management
Hours Subtotal3
Options
Select 6 hours from one of the following options:6
Emergency Management Option
Disaster Response
Preparedness and Planning
Disaster Recovery
Mitigation
Special Topics Seminar in Emergency Management
Advanced Special Topics Seminar in Emergency Management
Fire Administration Option
Political and Community Relations for Fire and Emergency Management Administration
Leadership and Management for Fire and Emergency Management
Incident Command System
Seminar Risk Theory and Management
Special Topics Seminar in Fire Administration
Advanced Special Topics Seminar in Fire Administration
Hours Subtotal6
Electives
Select 3 or more of these courses or any of the courses listed in this curriculum not already taken.9
Complex Emergencies
Emergency Management in the International Setting
Emergency Management and Public Policy in the United States
Politics of Disaster
Special Topics Seminar in Fire and Emergency Management
Quantitative Methods for Fire and Emergency Management II
Proseminar in Fire and Emergency Management
Populations at Risk
Comparative and International Dimensions of Emergency Management
Organizational Behavior in Disasters
Directed Readings in Fire and Emergency Management
FEMP 6850
Understanding and Responding to Terrorism
Hours Subtotal9
Practicum
FEMP 5903Practicum in Fire and Emergency Management Administration3
Hours Subtotal3
Total Hours33

General Graduate College Requirements

  • A minimum Grade-Point-Average of 3.00 is required
  • A minimum Grade of "C" is required in all degree applicable courses
  • No courses utilizing the Pass-No Pass grading system are permitted
  • GRAD 5082 or GRAD 5092 may not be used to meet degree requirements

Additional Graduate College Masters Degree Requirements

Plan I (coursework with thesis)

  • A minimum of 30 credit hours
    • A minimum of 24 coursework credit hours comprised of:
      • 6 research or creative component credit hours
      • 21 in-residence credit hours (maximum of 9 transfer hours with "B" or better)
      • 21 credit hours at 5000- or 6000-level

Plan II (coursework without thesis)

  • A minimum of 32 credit hours
    • A maximum of 3 credit hours of research or creative component
    • A minimum of 23 in-residence credit hours (maximum of 9 transfer credit hours with "B" or better)
    • A minimum of 21 credit hours at the 5000- or 6000-level