Baltimore, MD
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
64%
36%
student ratio
22
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
June 15
fall application deadline
90%
acceptance rate
5 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Emergency Management Postbaccalaureate Certificate [Emergency Management]
    • Public Policy Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [emergency health]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [emergency management]
    • Emergency Health Services Master of Science (MS) [administration, planning, and policy]
      Master of Science (MS) [preventive medicine and epidemiology]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 12
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required for some and capstone project or thesis
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

90% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 22
    • Accepted 20
    • Acceptance Rate 90
    • Enrolled 18
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline June 15th March 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline December 1st October 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test if GPA is below 3.2, minimum GPA of 3.2
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL (minimum score 80 iBT), IELTS, or PTE

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMay 30
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students22
    • Female Percentage64%
    • Male Percentage36%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students22
    • Part-time Percentage18%
    • Full-time Percentage82%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American27%
    • White / Caucasian55%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian5%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown or International Student5%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty12
    • Full-time Percentage33%
    • Part-time Percentage67%
    • Female Percentage42%
    • Male Percentage58%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchEMS management, disaster health services, emergency management, epidemiology, risk profiles, infectious disease control, stress management for care providers, climate change and public health
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$715,419

Location & Contact

Department of Emergency Health Services

College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
University of Maryland, Baltimore County

1000 Hilltop Circle 316 Sherman Hall
Baltimore, MD 21250
United States

Dr. J. Jenkins

Department Chair

Phone: 410-455-3216
Fax: 410-455-3045
Email: jleejenkins@umbc.edu

Dr. Rick Bissell

Program Director

Phone: 410-455-3776
Fax: 410-455-3045
Email: bissell@umbc.edu


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