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Disaster Preparedness, Response and Recovery

  • UNO leadership encourages students, faculty and staff to follow the latest CDC guidance and be mindful of their health and wellness as concerns of coronavirus grow. Have you been in contact with someone who may have coronavirus or believe you may have contracted the virus? Contact the Douglas County Health Department at 402.444.3400.

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Emergency Management and Disaster Science develops skills in preventing, planning and preparing for, responding to, and recovering from large scale natural or man-made disasters and public events that require inter-agency and/or inter-jurisdictional involvement.


Emergency Management and Disaster Science is a division of the School of Public Administration in the College of Public Affairs and Community Service (CPACS) and houses the Bachelor of Science in Emergency Management.

The program also offers three undergraduate minors: Emergency Management, Fire Service Management and Tribal Management and Emergency Services.  A certificate in Tribal Management and Emergency Services is also available. 

UNO's Division of Continuing Studies also offers a Bachelor of Multidisciplinary Studies with a concentration in Emergency Management. This option is geared toward the adult learner.