Certificate in Emergency Management
18.0 quarter credits
Natural or manmade disasters can strike at any time and anywhere. They take many forms—a hurricane, an earthquake, a tornado, a flood, a fire or a hazardous spill, an act of nature or an act of terrorism. Disasters can build over days or weeks, or hit suddenly, without warning. Every year, millions of people face disasters and their consequences.
The certificate program is designed to equip individuals with the fundamental competencies expected of professionals in the field of emergency management. The certificate provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to be competent emergency managers.
Individuals interested in pursuing this certificate may be employed in federal, state and municipal government positions, especially those involved in law enforcement, facilities, emergency medical personnel, fire personnel. The certificate is also designed to provide concerned citizens with knowledge in the field of emergency management.
|EMER 210||Hazard Mitigation||3.0|
|EMER 215||Public Management in Times of Crisis||3.0|
|EMER 220||Emergency Incident Risk Management||3.0|
|EMER 225||Infrastructure Disaster Recovery||3.0|
|Select two of the following:||6.0|
|Public Information Strategies|
|Search and Rescue|
|Critical Incident Stress Management|
|Organizing Community Response in Disasters|