Interdisciplinary Programs


Floods, fires, earthquakes and hurricanes. An Arizona State University graduate program sending professionals into the teeth of disasters was ranked the...Read more

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A major earthquake that displaces a mass population of people. Widespread power outages that cascade through a metro area. Catastrophic droughts or devastating floods that strand people in...Read more

Whether caused by nature or instigated by people, disaster can strike anywhere, anytime, and communities must be ready to respond.

September is National Preparedness Month — a time for...Read more

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement. See more graduates...Read more

Frustrating. Exhausting. Rewarding. Those were the range of emotions Scott Somers experienced during his 21 days as a member of a Phoenix rescue team dispatched by the Federal Emergency Management Agency to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.Read more

Becca McCarthy entered the Cyber 9/12 Student Challenge because she wanted to gain more experience with policy outside of her classes. She got that and more.

“It was an incredibly eye-...Read more

The signs were always there for Melissa Munguia. A job as a certified nursing assistant dealing with life and death issues at an assisted living home. Search and rescue missions as a member of the...Read more