Job Market

Earn an additional $28,000 – $52,000 by completing a Master of Science in
Healthcare Emergency Management (HEM) at Boston University School of Medicine.

• Emergency Management is ranked in the top 50 careers for 2010.

• The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects an additional need of 43% by 2018.

• 52% of jobs in the Emergency Management field prefer a Master’s Degree.

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BU’s Healthcare Emergency Management is the only program that teaches a strong foundation of Emergency Management coupled with the critical aspects of Healthcare and Public Health.

With the technology of web-based video conferencing software, HEM students have the option to attend classes in person, or virtually in real-time from anywhere in the world.

The program can be completed in as little as 1 year full-time or up to 3 years part-time.

Find out more about BU HEM and the opportunities for you earn a promotion or change your career path.

IAEM Job Board for Emergency Managers: http://www.iaem.com/resources/Career/Job_bulletin_board/cgi-bin/dcboard.pl

Healthcare Emergency Management: Job Prospects and Salary Information

Recent trends in the healthcare workforce indicate a rapid increase in the number of jobs available. By 2020, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) anticipates the sector will have grown by 22 percent.

See the graph below for a breakdown of salary estimates for Emergency Management Directors, as defined by BLS. Note the red star, indicating the average starting salary of recent BU HEM graduates.

Source: Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2011. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Source: Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2011. Bureau of Labor Statistics.