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You're on the Frontline everyday. Our educators are too.

You're on the frontline everyday. Our educators are too.

Helping you reach your goals is our shared priority.

In the world of emergency operations, conditions change, as does the knowledge needed to lead the response. Our programs are designed to help professionals stay on top of current trends and learn new skills from a respected university. Our degrees are designed for students who want to study and continue building their career. Our faculty maintains both high academic excellence as well as first-hand experience as practitioners in their respective fields, providing students with real-world perspective.

From the smallest incident to the largest catastrophe, our emergency and disaster management programs emphasize a whole community approach. This is one of the core foundations of emergency management. Our programs offer professionals the resources to prepare for careers in emergency management, emergency planning, and disaster operations. AMU adheres to the United States Fire Administration's Fire & Emergency Services Higher Education model program, and our programs meet the academic requirements of the USFA's Executive Fire Officers Program.

Featured Programs

Emergency & Disaster Management

Fire Science

Our Partners

The strength of our program relies on established partnerships with fire and emergency management organizations and agencies around the nation. These partnerships ensure our courses deliver relevant and current information to prepare graduates for leadership positions.

Key Partners

  • Center for Public Safety Excellence
  • International Association of Emergency Managers
  • International Association of Fire Chiefs
  • Philadelphia Fire Department
  • San Diego FiremenĀ¹s Relief Association

Academic Partners

Partners with links have additional transfer credit details.

Contact Information

Jennifer Lawson

Jennifer Lawson


Jennifer Lawson leads the Strategic Relations Admissions Team whose members are here to answer all educational partnership questions.


Call: 855-731-9201
Email: partnerships@apus.edu

For more information, contact a member of our law enforcement team, a group of professionals with decades of collective, hands-on experience in police work, criminal justice, national security, and corrections.

Anthony Mangeri

Anthony Mangeri


Anthony Mangeri serves as the Director of our Fire & Emergency Management Strategic Relationships.


Call: 703-439-9043
Email: amangeri@apus.edu

Fire & Emergency Management Team

Resources

Law Enforcement Webinar Series

Sign up for our complimentary Law Enforcement Webinar Series, occurring monthly.

In Public Safety

Visit our In Public Safety blog for expert perspectives from faculty, staff, and students.

Public Safety Visor Cards

Request complimentary visor cards. These provide a great reference to help public safety professionals make the right decisions.

Human Trafficking

Visit our online library to get the latest research on the topic of Combatting Human Trafficking. Developed by APUS in conjunction with the FBI National Academy Associates.

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Together with our expert, industry practitioners and academic professionals, we offer a wide array of public safety training and learning programs supported by real-time data reporting.

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