Urban Search and Rescue Training

Master of Security and Disaster Management

Urban Search & Rescue (US&R) Training

Apply your US&R Training to an MSDM Degree!

A wide range of US&R training courses can be applied towards earning a Master of Security and Disaster Management degree. Up to 6 credits from US&R courses can apply to the master's degree requirements (out of a total required 30 credits to earn the degree).

See the graphic below for a list of applicable US&R courses and the amount of transfer credits that will apply to the degree requirements.

US&R Course Credits

Download the MSDM-Urban Search & Rescue flyer for more details about how your training courses can apply toward requirements for this master's degree.

MSDM Urban Search and Rescue Flyer

Apply to the MSDM program for free by clicking the yellow "Apply Now" button below. Enter the fee waiver code UAFCBSM at checkout to waive the UAF application fee.
Submit your transcripts and training certificates for evaluation to: 
 Office of Admissions
University of Alaska Fairbanks
P.O. Box 757480
Fairbanks, AK 99775-7480

Official transcripts can also be emailed directly from your transfer institution to the UAF Admissions Office (uaf-admission@alaska.edu). Training certificates can also be emailed directly to admissions at the email above.


The online MSDM gives me the opportunity to expand my specialized knowledge and offer applicable expertise in the field, volunteering with my city’s Emergency Operations Center in regional training activities.

Robert Ituarte
BEM 2017, MSDM 2017