Master of Science in Threat and Response Management, Business Continuity Planning, Disaster Recovery

Master of Science in Threat and Response Management

How to Apply to the Emergency Management Program

Applying to the Master of Science in Threat and Response Management

Are you ready to become a leader with the confidence, skills and passion to step up in an emergency and handle whatever the world throws at you? Start your application to the Master of Science in Threat and Response Management here. Complete your application, pay the application fee, and then submit your application.

Autumn 2019 Application

Second Application Deadline: Final Deadline for Scholarship Applications March 1, 2019
Final Application Deadline June 30, 2019


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Learn more about our program and application by viewing a recording of an information session ›

Online Application

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You will need to complete the following parts of our online application by the application deadline:


Unofficial transcripts from each college or university attended. Please do not mail transcripts as part of your application; we only accept unofficial transcripts that are uploaded with your online application. If you are offered admission, official transcripts for each college or University you have attended will be required. An unofficial transcript for undergraduate coursework is still required even if you hold an advanced degree.

Letters of Recommendation 

Three letters of recommendation from people who can assess your academic and/or professional qualifications.

Candidate Statement

A candidate statement that illustrates why you want to join the program, your academic potential, and your ability to undertake work at the University of Chicago (typed, double-spaced, not to exceed four pages).

Your resume or CV

You will submit an up-to-date resume or CV as part of your complete application.

Application Fee

The application system will prompt you to pay the $75 application fee once you have completed the appropriate sections of the online application.

Submit Your Application

Submit your application after you have completed all parts of the online application and paid your $75 application fee. Submit your application by the day of the application deadline in order to be considered for admission.

Admissions decisions for the Master of Science in Threat and Response Management ARE NOT released on a rolling basis.

International Students

The Master of Science in Threat and Response Management program is a part-time program, which means that the University of Chicago Graham School cannot provide visa sponsorship for international students. We are not able to accept applications from international students.