Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

Disaster Medicine & Management

Jefferson's Master in Disaster Medicine and Management program, delivered as a partnership between Jefferson and the Department of Emergency Medicine of the Albert Einstein Health Network, prepares students to manage and develop the increasingly complex disaster management and preparedness requirements of the 21st century.

The Disaster Medicine and Management program is designed to educate medical, public safety and defense professionals working in the public and private sectors to plan for, respond to, and mitigate the effects of natural and manmade disasters, including terrorism war, tsunamis, earthquakes, hurricanes, floods, wildfires, volcanoes, hazardous materials and major power grid disruptions.

Degree & Certificate Options

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This is a online program designed to educate professionals working in the public and private sectors to prepare for, respond to and mitigate the effects of disasters. 

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This certificate program offers an accelerated education in disaster medicine and emergency management for the working professional. 

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Students will focus on businesses' vulnerability to and recovery from major disruptions due to data loss and natural disasters.


Contact Us

Program Contact

Jean Bail, EdD, RN, MSN, CEN, MEP, EMT-P
4201 Henry Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19144-5497

Phone: 215-951-2943
Fax: 215-951-6812
Email: bailJ@philau.edu

Admissions Contact

Office of Graduate Admissions
East Falls Campus
4201 Henry Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19144-5497

Phone: 215-951-2943
Fax: 215-951-2907
Email: gradadm@philau.edu