Department of Emergency Management

Welcome to the Department of Emergency Management at Arkansas Tech University. This program offers both Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees both on-campus and online. 

The Emergency Management program at Arkansas Tech University received accreditation in 2005 and 2011 from the Foundation on Higher Education in Disaster/Emergency Management and Homeland Security (now known as The Council for Accreditation of Emergency Management Education.) This was the first program to be recognized nationally as well as internationally. The undergraduate program has also received accreditation from the North Central Association of Colleges and Universities to be offered as an online degree.

Vision Statement

Our students will lead the discipline and field of emergency management and homeland security by bridging theory and practice.

Mission Statement

The Department of Emergency Management at Arkansas Tech University is dedicated to empowering students to become world-changers by equipping them with the education, critical thinking, and experience needed as scholars and practitioners in emergency management and homeland security.



Degrees and Programs


Upcoming Events

  • Welcome Back Hot Cocoa Social 

    Warm Up And Come Meet The DEM Student Organization

    January 23 @ 3 pm Doc Bryan 242

  • Let's Taco 'Bout It!

    Internship, Capstone, & Skills

    February 6 @ 3:00 pm Rothwell 213

  • Focus On Success

    Professional Portfolios, Elevator Speech & Values

    February 20 @ 3:00 pm Rothwell 213

  • Portraits Of Success

    Handshake, LinkedIn, & what are "Experiential Hours"?

    March 6 @ 3:00 pm Rothwell 213

  • Street Cred?

    Certifications, Training, Licenses, & Exercises

    March 27 @ 3:00 pm Rothwell 213

  • Knowledge Nuggets

    Get Tips, Tricks, & advice from Seniors and Recent Grads

    April 10 @ 3:00 Rothwell 213


Contact the Department of Emergency Management

Dean Hall 110

402 West O Street

Russellville, AR 72801