Emergency Management Certificate
The certificate in Emergency Management provides students with state-of-the-art knowledge and skills through an all-hazards curriculum emphasizing emergency management principles that apply across disciplines, industries and types of emergencies. The certificate focuses on the knowledge and skills for public safety personnel to mitigate, prepare, respond to, and recover effectively from the effects of disasters in their community.
The design of the certificate focuses expressly on Emergency Management and exposes the students to scenario based learning to enhance their core competencies to adapt to the ever-changing world of emergency management. Preparing individuals for leadership positions within the public safety sector, the program also includes leadership and management skill development. This program is available to enable students to gain advanced knowledge in the field of Emergency Management.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Describe and apply the laws governing emergency management at the Local, State and Federal levels.
- List and describe the emergency management disaster phases and how risk analysis is used and fits into the process.
- Analyze and apply resource management techniques including response and recovery phases in disasters and communication needs during disaster events.
- Create and administer preparedness, mitigation, response, and recovery plans for natural disasters and man-made emergency events.
- Analyze potential emergency situations and compute risk analysis from the administrative perspective required to direct emergency services agencies including budgeting, policy creation, human resource management, and incident command functions.
|CJUS 103||Int to Terrorism/Homeland Sec||3|
|EMGT 225||Emergency Mgmt Principles||3|
|EMGT 260||Disaster Mitigation Emer Mgmt||3|
|EMGT 261||Disaster Preparation Emer Mgmt||3|
|EMGT 315||Leadership/Mgmt Public Safety||3|
|EMGT 360||Emer Disaster Resp & Recovery||3|
A minimum of 18 credits must be earned for graduation with a cumulative gpa of 2.00 or higher.