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Grand Canyon University

City: Phoenix     State: AZ     Country: USA     

Faith Affiliation: Christian     

Contact: Allison Mason     Email:      

M.S. in Leadership: Disaster Preparedness and Executive Fire Leadership  

Delivery Method: Classroom, Online     

Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education: Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity     

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School/College (if applicable): Colangelo College of Business

Program Vision:

Program Mission: Help others increase emergency awareness, safety and readiness with the Colangelo College of Business' Master of Science in Leadership with an Emphasis in Disaster Preparedness and Executive Fire Leadership. This business leadership program affords graduates with the skills to develop professionally and gain self-confidence in their leadership style. Courses offered online and in evening cohorts offer a prime opportunity for graduates of the National Fire Academy's Executive Fire Officer Program (NFA-EEOP) to complete an advanced degree. In this Master of Science in Leadership program, you explore planning and management during crisis situations, in addition to the issues involved in large-scale crises. Coursework in this program reviews prevalent issues such as modern terrorism and terrorist behavior, as well as environmental issues. Enrich knowledge directly related to governance, and ensure others have the proper guidance to prevent or successfully maneuver tragic events.

Institutional Mission: GCU prepares you to become a global citizen, critical thinker, effective communicator and responsible leader by providing an academically challenging, values-based curriculum from the context of our Christian heritage. Our curriculum is designed to prepare you with the skills and knowledge demanded in the contemporary job market. You are challenged to develop these tools and to push your intellectual limits in order to thrive in your career. In addition, our curriculum fosters personal discovery to help you realize within yourself the elements of compassion and accountability. A uniquely important element of the GCU mission statement is the defining attribute of our Christian heritage. The GCU community defines our culture by the way our members reflect a committed relationship with Christ. These normative Christian values are integral to the development, maturity and education of ethical and morally respectable citizens who continue on the path of lifelong learning. When you graduate from GCU, we expect you to take action as a global citizen, critical thinker, effective communicator and responsible leader.