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.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Emergency Management Directors,
on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/emergency-management-directors.htm (visited April 18, 2018).
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:
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.