Help your community prepare for, mitigate and recover from natural and man-made disasters. With an education in emergency management, you’ll be ready to effectively respond to local crises. At the UCF School of Public Administration, we offer both undergraduate and graduate programs in emergency management. Graduates of these programs now serve their communities as directors of emergency operations centers and coordinators of emergency management for a variety of public and private organizations.

Best Grad Schools - U.S. News & World Report: Public Affairs, Homeland Security 2022

Degree Programs

We offer undergraduate and graduate level programs in a variety of modalities such as face-to-face, fully online and mixed-mode to meet your needs.

What to expect with an emergency management and homeland security degree.

Faculty

Christopher Emrich, Ph.D., GISP

Associate Professor

Public Administration

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Yue "Gurt" Ge, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Public Administration

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Qian Hu, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Emergency Management Academic Program Coordinator

Public Administration

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Naim Kapucu, Ph.D.

Pegasus Professor

Public Administration

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Claire Connolly Knox, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Public Administration

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Abdul-Akeem Sadiq, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Public Policy and Public Administration Academic Program Coordinator

Public Administration and Public Policy

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Daniel Stephens, Ph.D.

Associate Lecturer

Public Administration

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Kelly Stevens, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Public Administration

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Jungwon Yeo, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Public Administration

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Staci Zavattaro, Ph.D.

Professor

Public Administration

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