Walden University

Bachelor of Science in Health Studies - Disaster & Emergency Management

In the Disaster & Emergency Management concentration, you can explore the importance of disaster and emergency management to homeland security. You will analyze disaster and emergency situations, including how to assess the needs of victims. Learn how to plan and implement effective strategies for emergency management and cross-agency coordination. This program examines the continuing changes in the policies, organization, financing, and dynamics of the U.S. healthcare system. Coursework explores the multidisciplinary study of illness, disease, and injury; legal and ethical issues; key behavioral and cultural factors that impact health and healthcare; and more. You can position yourself to work within the healthcare industry or advance your current career. AIM Higher at Walden University Accelerate Into Master's (AIM) Transition from a bachelor's degree to a master's degree in less time with Walden's Accelerate Into Master's (AIM) degree option. AIM offers high-achieving undergraduate students an opportunity to take as many as five graduate-level courses in their undergraduate coursework. Upon completion, credits from these courses can be applied toward a master's degree. With the AIM degree option, you can earn your master's degree in as little as one year, depending on your individual progress and degree program.

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