The emergency and disaster management program at Western Carolina University is one of 65 total bachelor's programs. The emergency management degree prepares students for a variety of entry-level careers in diverse industries. A bachelor's degree also leads to higher education opportunities, including master's and doctoral programs.
The bachelor's program curriculum introduces core topics and methods. Undergraduates also complete general education requirements, which strengthen analytical and critical thinking skills. Declaring a minor or double majoring helps students explore other interests.
The school's student services help incoming degree candidates integrate into the larger campus community. For example, career counselors review job opportunities and connect students with employment opportunities.
Western Carolina University at a Glance:
Location: Cullowhee, North Carolina
Type of School: Public
Admission Rate: 69%
Total Online Bachelor's Programs: 8
Undergrad Tuition In State: $1,000
Undergrad Tuition Out of State: $5,000