2018-2019 Catalog

Emergency Management Certificate

Emergency Management specialists coordinate disaster or crisis management activities. Emergency Management training will consist of preparing emergency plans and procedures for responding to natural, technological, or terrorism events, and coordinating consequence management after the disaster.

A certificate in Emergency Management is designed to enhance the capabilities of federal, state, local, and tribal government officials, volunteer organizations, and the public and private sectors to minimize the impact of natural or human-caused disasters on the public. The courses are structured to meet the needs of this diverse audience with an emphasis on how the various elements work together in emergencies to save lives and protect property.

Degree Requirements

Required Core Course

EMGT 1500PRINCIPLES OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

3

Total Credit Hours:3

Choose 4 courses (12 credits) from the following:

EMGT 1530EMERGENCY PLANNING FOR DISASTER

3

EMGT 1630EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTER

3

EMGT 1650EMERGENCY RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

3

EMGT 2610DISASTER EXERCISE DESIGN & EVALUATION

3

EMGT 2640DISASTER RESOURCE & RECOVERY OPERATIONS

3

Total Credit Hours:12

Take the following course twice (6 credits total):

CRMJ 1015HOMELAND SECURITY:

3

Total Credit Hours:6

Total Credit Hours: 21