Course Code: EDMG699 Course ID: 2846 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate
This course serves as the final program requirement for students achieving the emergency and disaster management master’s degree. This course will involve a major research paper or thesis project that demonstrates understanding of and ability to implement the program objectives. The research paper and thesis option will demonstrate understanding of social science research methodology as it applies to the program of study. Students will follow the requirements of the APUS Capstone Manual and the appropriate presentation style guide. NOTE: This course may not be taken until all other courses are completed and the student has a minimum 3.0 GPA. Capstone courses are 16 weeks long and cannot be taken along with any other course.
|Registration Dates||Course Dates||Session||Weeks|
|12/28/20 - 06/04/21||06/07/21 - 09/26/21||Spring 2021 Session C||16 Week session|
|01/25/21 - 07/02/21||07/05/21 - 10/24/21||Summer 2021 Session A||16 Week session|
|02/22/21 - 07/30/21||08/02/21 - 11/21/21||Summer 2021 Session K||16 Week session|
|03/29/21 - 09/03/21||09/06/21 - 12/26/21||Summer 2021 Session C||16 Week session|
|04/26/21 - 10/01/21||10/04/21 - 01/23/22||Fall 2021 Session A||16 Week session|
After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:
- CO-1: Develop a research project that analyzes and evaluates a problem in the field of emergency management.
- CO-2: Design a research process that gathers data, applies an appropriate methodology, and draws the appropriate conclusions.
- CO-3: Synthesize recommendations that improve theory and operations in the field of emergency management.
|Week One--Introductions!||1.00 %|
|Weeks 2-3: Peer Review||1.00 %|
|Week 10: Progress Report||1.00 %|
|Weeks 15-16: Results, Conclusions, & Recommendations||1.00 %|
|Design and Approval||46.00 %|
|Assignment One--Capstone Manual & APA||2.30 %|
|Assignment Two--Prospectus||4.60 %|
|Assignment 2a--CITI Course & IRB Application||4.60 %|
|Assignment Three--Problem Statement, Literature Review, Methodology, Research Plan||23.00 %|
|Assignment Four--Research Proposal, Instructor Approval||6.90 %|
|Assignment 16--Transmittal Document||4.60 %|
|Final Paper||50.00 %|
|Assignment 13--Rough Draft||20.00 %|
|Assignment 15--Final Paper||30.00 %|
|Book Title:||There are no required books for this course.|
Not current for future courses.