The Mission of the Emergency Services Program is to:
The Emergency Services Program was developed over a two year period by an interdisciplinary group composed of faculty from diverse University departments and programs, as well as community and public safety leaders in related professions. The program is intended to provide an education that encompasses the broad array of knowledge and experience necessary to conduct emergency services and emergency administration, and to meet the demand for Emergency Management professionals at the federal, state, and local levels and in the business community. The Bachelor of General Studies degrees for both Emergency Management (EMGT) and Fire Service Management (FSMT) were approved in Spring 2012, with the Bachelor of Science in Emergency Management gaining approval in Summer 2012.For a complete description of emergency services undergraduate programs, click here. Future expectations are to incorporate the classes into an online curriculum as well as develop graduate areas of study at the Masters and Doctoral degree level.
Patrick D. O’Neil, Ph.D.
Joseph S. Mancuso, MS Executive Fire Service Leadership
Anthony Lang, MA
Bernard Kanger, MS
The Emergency Services Program is housed within the CPACS Building on the UNO Dodge Campus. The Fire Laboratory, which is used to demonstrate fire detection, suppression, and building fire protection systems, is located on the ground floor of the building. Faculty offices, meeting spaces, and classrooms are located on the first and second floors.
University of Nebraska Omaha
Emergency Services Program
6001 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE 68182
(402) 554.3424 or (402) 554.3683
Complete the form to request additional information about the program.
last updated 2/28/2013 by Melanie Kiper