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You’re on the frontline every day.
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.

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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 Firemen¹s Relief Association

Academic Partners

Partners with links have additional transfer credit details.

Contact Information

Eric Morris

Eric Morris

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


For more information, contact a member of our fire and emergency management team, a group of professionals with decades of collective, hands-on experience in emergency services, firefighting, and first response.

Anthony Mangeri

Anthony Mangeri

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


Fire & Emergency Management Team