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We offer a Bachelor of Science Degree in Emergency Management.

The Emergency Management Degree Program is unique as it is the first and only university-level program of its type in the State of Illinois.  The program offers an undergraduate interdisciplinary degree which combines scholarship and practice. Courses are taught by Ph.D. holding faculty in a face-to-face classroom environment. Students can earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Emergency Management leading to professional employment opportunities in the public sector, private sector, or at non-governmental organizations. 

Summer 2014

Fall Semester 2014 Emergency Management Classes Start on Monday August 25


In the News:

NEW! Macomb, Ill. (WIU University Relations; August 19, 2014): EM Faculty comments on Ferguson

NEW! Charlottesville, VA (Newswise Expert Pitch; August 18, 2014): Ferguson as a Teachable Moment

Englewood, CO (Insurance Business America; August 1, 2014): Dr. Urby  in Daily Market Update

Macomb, Ill. (WIU University Relations; July 31, 2014): Dr. Urby comments on Earthquake Mapping

Macomb, Ill. ( Western News, page 18; Summer 2014): Dr. Rozdilsky's work featured

Program Information:

Emergency Management Student Organization

Archive of Press and Media Coverage

What is Emergency Management?

Program Disaster Research, Projects, Reports, and Presentations:

Faculty Field Research.
Student Field Projects and Reports.
Faculty Presentations.
EM Program Core Faculty:

This page is maintained by and was last updated in August 2014 by Jack Rozdilsky

Contact: Prof.  Jack L. Rozdilsky  JL-Rozdilsky@wiu.edu