Emergency Management Schools
There are 61 accredited emergency management schools in the country. As a professor or instructor of emergency management classes at one of these schools, you play a important role in shaping the future of this growing field. The trends in the emergency management academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes emergency management training at the following levels:
- Emergency Management Certificate
- Associates degree in Emergency Management
- Bachelors degree in Emergency Management
- Masters degree in Emergency Management
- PhD degree in Emergency Management
- Dark Yellow: Actual Values
In the year 2010, there were 11,800 emergency management professionals working in the US. The number of emergency management professionals has grown by 4% between 2006 and 2010.
This growth is faster than the growth for all careers between the years 2006 and 2010, which was 1%. Over the next 7 years, this trend is expected to contine.
Emergency management professionals in the US earned a median salary of $55,360 per year in 2010.
- Light Blue: Salaries
Emergency management professionals' salaries have grown by 17% between the years 2006 and 2010.
- Yellow: Associate's Degree in Emergency Management
- Blue: Bachelor's Degree in Emergency Management
- Red: Doctorates Degree in Emergency Management
- Light blue: Master's Degree in Emergency Management
- Grey: Certificate in Emergency Management
The career outlook for emergency management professionals is showing a rapid change. And, on the educational front, the story is similar. In the year 2006 there were 2,647 students who graduated from emergency management degree programs across the country, while in the year 2010, there were 2,157 students graduating from emergency management schools.
Thus, in 4 years, there was a 19% decline in the number of emergency management graduates. This decline in the number of students graduating from emergency management courses is greater than the change nationally for students graduating from institutions for higher education in general, which has been a 12% growth from 2006 to 2010.
The number of schools offering emergency management programs has decreased. There were 42 emergency management schools across the country in 2006. And there were 113 schools in 2010.
Emergency Management Faculty Salaries
- Texas4 Schools
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