Dec. 1 Deadline to Apply for the Master's Degree in Crisis and Emergency Management

Sheriff Joseph Lombardo of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (center in suit) leads a meeting of officers before the 2016 Presidential Debate at UNLV. He is a graduate of UNLV's master of science in executive crisis and emergency management program. (Josh Hawkins/UNLV Creative Services)

Oct. 18, 2017

The application deadline to enroll in the spring 2018 Master’s in Emergency Crisis Management program is December 1, 2017. Classes begin in January 2018. The degree is offered at the School of Public Policy and Leadership.

The mission of the program is to provide a well-rounded graduate learning experience to current and future crisis and emergency management leaders for effectively addressing natural, intentional, and technical disasters.

This program is geared for individuals who are working full-time and is completed on-line with six weekends on UNLV's campus.

The degree offers courses in managing and coordination emergency management and homeland security; leadership, management and coordination; community preparedness, mitigation, response and recovery from natural and man-made disasters. More information can be found at or email Christopher Stream, the director of the School of Public Policy and Leadership,

Alumni of the program reflected on the program in a UNLV News Center story. Read more: