October 8, 2013 5:12 PM

A decade of disasters prompts more colleges to offer degrees in crisis management

Fifty students are enrolled in Northwest Missouri State University’s new bachelor’s degree program in emergency response and crisis management. The school in Maryville is one of a growing number of colleges and universities nationwide that offer degrees in the field in the years since the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks and Hurricane Katrina.

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