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Public Health, MPH (Emergency Preparedness)

Master of Public Health Degree with a Concentration in Emergency Preparedness

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Career Outlook

The importance of preparing for and minimizing the risks from emergencies is increasing as new threats to populations arise. Whether you are just starting the career planning process or already have a goal in mind, we have resources to assist in your journey as you take online programs and courses with us. An online degree from University of Nebraska also gives you access to hundreds of career opportunities with great value, extending your earning potential as soon as you enter the workforce.

Potential career options:

  • Emergency management director
  • Emergency response coordinator
  • Disaster reduction
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
  • Law enforcement
  • First response teams
  • Crime scene investigator
  • Red Cross Disaster Relief

Finance Your Education

The University of Nebraska offers some of the most affordable tuition rates in the region, particularly for our online programs. Explore the array of funding options to finance your education in a way that makes sense for you.

Online tuition rates are calculated by credit hour and college offering the course and, because the University of Nebraska is a public institution supported by Nebraska taxpayers, Nebraska residents may receive a lower tuition rate than out-of-state students.

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Note: Campuses may charge additional fees; see the Paying for School page for more details.

We believe cost should not be a barrier to accessing higher education, even for online programs. Financial aid and scholarships are available for many students. Please see the Paying for School page for additional information and links to campus financial aid resources.

Our programs are an ideal way for military, veterans, and dependents to advance education with military advisers and staff on each campus, flexible deployment and activation policies, and generous acceptance of transfer credits. Visit our Prospective Student page and explore what the University of Nebraska offers.

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If you are a college student considering transferring courses, an adult returning to college or a high school student with college credit, Transfer Nebraska is for you.

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