M.S. in Disaster Medicine and Management

Frequently Asked Questions

How are courses delivered?
Courses are delivered through Blackboard.  For hybrid on-campus students, in-person classrooms will be assigned and students will be notified of the location of classes.  Once a student has been accepted into the program, they will be issued a log-on and password. Access to Blackboard can be found at http://bb.philau.edu/.

How much time is expected per course?
A student should expect to spend about 10 hours per week per course. This involves reading content materials, assignments, posting in the discussion board and reading and responding to classmate postings.

When can a student begin the program?
A student can begin in the program beginning with any term. Courses are twelve weeks and there are four terms per year Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer.

When are application materials due to Graduate Admissions?
Fall Term - due by June 30
Winter Term - due by September 30
Spring Term - due by December 30
Summer Term - due by March 30

Where can a student purchase textbooks for classes?
A student can purchase textbooks from the University's Campus Store at this link http://www.philaucampusstore.com/ or they can be purchased whatever method is most convenient to the student.