2020 Most Affordable Online Emergency Management Degrees

By the OnlineU team | Updated 3/13/2020
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By the OnlineU team | Updated 3/13/2020

With annual tuitions under $13,000, these 23 online colleges offer the most affordable bachelor's in emergency management degrees. Ranked #1, Clayton State University charges $5,490 per year for their Bachelor of Applied Science in Homeland Security/Emergency Management. Available courses include BioDefense, Counter Terrorism, Intelligence & Analysis, Legal Issues in Homeland Security Emergency Management, and Medical Management-Mass Emergencies. Second-ranked Western Carolina University is a similarly affordable option, with an annual tuition of only $5,670.

You can read more about our ranked schools below or browse our rankings of the most affordable online master's in emergency management. View our methodology or learn more about OnlineU.

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Rank School Annual Tuition
# 2 #2 Western Carolina University $5,670
# 3 #3 College of Southern Nevada $7,190
# 4 #4 Barry University $7,410
# 5 #5 Eastern New Mexico University - Main Campus $7,492
# 6 #6 Louisiana State University - Alexandria $7,500
# 7 #7 Truckee Meadows Community College $7,575
# 8 #8 West Texas A&M University $7,953
# 9 #9 American Public University System $8,100
# 10 #10 University of Central Missouri $8,761
# 11 #11 University of Alaska Fairbanks $9,690
# 12 #12 Thomas Edison State University $9,856
# 13 #13 Strayer University $9,867
# 14 #14 Drury University $9,920
# 15 #15 Colorado State University Global $10,500
# 16 #16 University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh $10,800
# 17 (tie) #17 (tie) SUNY College of Technology at Canton $10,943
# 17 (tie) #17 (tie) SUNY Empire State College $10,943
# 19 #19 Saint Leo University Online $11,100
# 20 #20 Franklin University $11,940
# 21 #21 Touro University Worldwide $12,000
# 22 #22 Jacksonville State University $12,064
# 23 #23 Indiana Institute of Technology $12,120
#2
#2
Annual Tuition: $5,670
Annual Tuition: $5,670
Annual Tuition: $5,670
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 85%
  • Graduation Rate: 62%
  • Acceptance Rate: 39%
  • Average SATs: 1020 -1200
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 1,691
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 704
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science in Emergency and Disaster Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Emergency Medical Care
#3
#3
Annual Tuition: $7,190
Annual Tuition: $7,190
Annual Tuition: $7,190
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 84%
  • Graduation Rate: 12%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 6,420
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: NWCCU

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Applied Science in Fire and Emergency Services Administration
#4
#4

Barry University

Miami Shores (FL)
Annual Tuition: $7,410
Annual Tuition: $7,410
Annual Tuition: $7,410
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 100%
  • Graduation Rate: 35%
  • Acceptance Rate: 85%
  • Average SATs: 930 -1080
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 233
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 408
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science in Emergency Management
#5
#5
Annual Tuition: $7,492
Annual Tuition: $7,492
Annual Tuition: $7,492
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 97%
  • Graduation Rate: 36%
  • Acceptance Rate: 60%
  • Average SATs: 900 -1110
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 1,514
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 917
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: HLC

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Applied Arts and Science in Emergency Management
  • Bachelor of Applied Arts and Science in Fire and Emergency Services
#6
#6
Annual Tuition: $7,500
Annual Tuition: $7,500
Annual Tuition: $7,500
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 96%
  • Graduation Rate: 28%
  • Acceptance Rate: 31%
  • Average SATs: 940 -1050
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 1,035
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of General Studies in Disaster Science & Emergency Management
#7
#7
Annual Tuition: $7,575
Annual Tuition: $7,575
Annual Tuition: $7,575
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 80%
  • Graduation Rate: 30%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 2,185
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: NWCCU

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • BAS - Emergency Management and Homeland Security
#8
#8
Annual Tuition: $7,953
Annual Tuition: $7,953
Annual Tuition: $7,953
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 90%
  • Graduation Rate: 45%
  • Acceptance Rate: 61%
  • Average SATs: 940 -1140
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 1,356
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 2,039
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences in Emergency Management Administration
#9
#9
Annual Tuition: $8,100
Annual Tuition: $8,100
Annual Tuition: $8,100
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 100%
  • Graduation Rate: 40%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 37,335
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 7,914
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts in Emergency and Disaster Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration - Concentration in Emergency Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Public Health - Concentration in Emergency and Disaster Management
#10
#10
Annual Tuition: $8,761
Annual Tuition: $8,761
Annual Tuition: $8,761
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 94%
  • Graduation Rate: 51%
  • Acceptance Rate: 84%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 449
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 728
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: HLC

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science in Crisis and Disaster Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Crisis and Disaster Management - Business Continuity
  • Bachelor of Science in Crisis and Disaster Management - Emergency Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Crisis and Disaster Management - Emergency Services Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Crisis and Disaster Management - Environmental Hazards
#11
#11

University of Alaska Fairbanks

Fairbanks (AK) (and 1 other)
Annual Tuition: $9,690
Annual Tuition: $9,690
Annual Tuition: $9,690
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 88%
  • Graduation Rate: 35%
  • Acceptance Rate: 73%
  • Average SATs: 1030 -1280
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 2,350
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 598
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: NWCCU

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Homeland Security and Emergency Management
  • Bachelor of Homeland Security and Emergency Management - Cyber Security and Information Technology Management
  • Bachelor of Homeland Security and Emergency Management - Emergency Management
  • Bachelor of Homeland Security and Emergency Management - Emergency Medical and Public Health Management
  • Bachelor of Homeland Security and Emergency Management - Fire Administration
  • Bachelor of Homeland Security and Emergency Management - Homeland Security
#12
#12
Annual Tuition: $9,856
Annual Tuition: $9,856
Annual Tuition: $9,856
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 9,475
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 655
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science in Homeland Security and Emergency Management
#13
#13

Strayer University

Nationwide
Annual Tuition: $9,867
Annual Tuition: $9,867
Annual Tuition: $9,867
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 53%
  • Graduation Rate: 27%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 41,599
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 9,908
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice - Homeland Security and Emergency Management
#14
#14

Drury University

Springfield (MO)
Annual Tuition: $9,920
Annual Tuition: $9,920
Annual Tuition: $9,920
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 100%
  • Graduation Rate: 58%
  • Acceptance Rate: 66%
  • Average SATs: 1045 -1225
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 5
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 188
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: HLC

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science in Emergency Management
#15
#15

Colorado State University Global

Greenwood Village (CO)
Annual Tuition: $10,500
Annual Tuition: $10,500
Annual Tuition: $10,500
  • Graduation Rate: 64%
  • Average SATs: 950 -1140
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 8,114
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 4,556
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: HLC

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting - Specialization in Emergency Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Management - Specialization in Emergency Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science - Specialization in Emergency Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice - Specialization in Emergency Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity - Specialization in Emergency Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration and Management - Specialization in Emergency Management
#16
#16
Annual Tuition: $10,800
Annual Tuition: $10,800
Annual Tuition: $10,800
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 75%
  • Graduation Rate: 61%
  • Acceptance Rate: 63%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 632
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 303
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: HLC

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Applied Studies in Fire and Emergency Response Management
  • Bachelor of Applied Studies in Fire and Emergency Response Management - Emergency Management
  • Bachelor of Applied Studies in Fire and Emergency Response Management - Fire Services Management
#17
#17
Annual Tuition: $10,943
Annual Tuition: $10,943
Annual Tuition: $10,943
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 95%
  • Graduation Rate: 47%
  • Acceptance Rate: 79%
  • Average SATs: 920 -1110
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 922
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science in Emergency Management
#17
#17

SUNY Empire State College

Saratoga Springs (NY)
Annual Tuition: $10,943
Annual Tuition: $10,943
Annual Tuition: $10,943
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 89%
  • Graduation Rate: 24%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 3,754
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 1,145
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • BA Public Affairs
  • BPS Public Affairs
  • BS Public Affairs
#19
#19
Annual Tuition: $11,100
Annual Tuition: $11,100
Annual Tuition: $11,100
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 100%
  • Graduation Rate: 49%
  • Acceptance Rate: 58%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 8,242
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 4,720
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • BA in Emergency Management
  • B.A. in Emergency Management - Fire Science
#20
#20

Franklin University

Columbus (OH)
Annual Tuition: $11,940
Annual Tuition: $11,940
Annual Tuition: $11,940
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 96%
  • Graduation Rate: 28%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 2,642
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 1,457
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: HLC

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science in Emergency Management and Homeland Security
  • Bachelor of Science in Emergency Management and Homeland Security - Focus in Emergency Management and Disaster Response
  • Bachelor of Science in Emergency Management and Homeland Security - Focus in Homeland Security
  • Bachelor of Science in Public Safety Management and Leadership - Focus in Fire and Emergency Medical Services
#21
#21

Touro University Worldwide

Los Angeles (CA)
Annual Tuition: $12,000
Annual Tuition: $12,000
Annual Tuition: $12,000
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 90%
  • Graduation Rate: 100%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 466
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 1,414
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: WASC WSCUC

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • BS - Business Administration and Management: Homeland Security Emergency Disaster Management
#22
#22

Jacksonville State University

Jacksonville (AL)
Annual Tuition: $12,064
Annual Tuition: $12,064
Annual Tuition: $12,064
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 95%
  • Graduation Rate: 41%
  • Acceptance Rate: 54%
  • Average SATs: 930 -1160
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 979
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 935
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science in Emergency Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Emergency Management - Homeland Security
  • Bachelor of Science in Emergency Management - Public Safety Telecommunications
#23
#23
Annual Tuition: $12,120
Annual Tuition: $12,120
Annual Tuition: $12,120
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 99%
  • Graduation Rate: 37%
  • Acceptance Rate: 76%
  • Average SATs: 930 -1150
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 12
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 519
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: HLC

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science in Emergency Response Management

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