Disaster & Emergency Management (MDEM) Program By York University | Top Universities
  • QS World University Rankings
    531-540
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Masters
  • Duration 48 months
  • Scholarships No
Disaster & Emergency Management is the discipline of dealing with and avoiding risks. This program will explore key concepts, methodologies and technologies used by emergency management professionals while honing your analytical, research and critical thinking skills. Students will gain a comprehensive understanding of how emergency management intersects with other disciplines such as psychology and sociology. The program is interdisciplinary, drawing on the strengths of faculty from across York University to offer a wide range of expertise in areas like environmental risks and management, natural hazards, business continuity, public health, public safety and security, crisis management, humanitarian aid and complex emergencies. 

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COVID-19 Information:  https://coronavirus.info.yorku.ca/faqs/York University York is committed to giving a broad demographic of students access to a high-quality, research-intensive learning environment committed to the public good. Bachelor’s degrees are offered in the following programs:ScienceBusinessLawEngineeringHealthEnvironmental StudiesLiberal Arts & Professional StudiesEducationArts, Media, Performance, and Design York is a leading international teaching and research university, and a driving force for positive change. Empowered by a welcoming and diverse community with a uniquely global perspective, we are preparing our students for their long-term careers and personal success.Home to one of the largest and most diverse  student bodies in Canada, York has 53,000  students from 178 countries, 325,000+ alumni and leading professors who are working with 300+ university, industry and NGO partners to tackle pressing issues. Recognized as a global leader for two consecutive years in the new  Times Higher Education Impact Rankings, and number one in global joint research publications in Ontario, York is positioned to take on the  challenges that matter most.Through our leading programs and 8,500 diverse experiential education opportunities, including internships, community placements, co-ops and capstone projects, we are preparing our students for meaningful careers, long-term success and the critical knowledge to work toward a  better future.Across our multiple campuses locally, including the Keele and bilingual Glendon campuses in  Toronto, and globally in Hyderabad, India, and Costa Rica, we continue to innovate. This brings success to our students in our top-ranked Schulich School of Business and Osgoode Hall Law School, as well as in the liberal arts, creative and performing arts, professional studies, health, engineering, education and sciences.We value collaboration, diversity and inclusivity. Together, we can make things right for ourselves, our communities, our planet and our future.Virtual tour campus map
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