Emergency Preparedness Management Certificate
The certificate in emergency preparedness management provides students with the technical and professional knowledge to prepare for a career in emergency management. Courses provide introductory through advanced training in the skills necessary to succeed as a professional in this field.
Upon completion of this program a student will be able to:
- Develop and evaluate an emergency operations plan based on data provided on a hypothetical jurisdiction.
- Analyze organizational behavior problems as they apply to emergency operations.
- Demonstrate knowledge of the activities that should happen in each phase of a disaster.
Meet with your academic advisor regularly to discuss your academic plans and make sure you are on track to graduate and/or transfer. The program advising guide outlines the certificate requirements and is meant to supplement the advising process.
For some positions listed, a bachelor's degree or higher may be required. Use the Career and Program Explorer to see a full report for this career field. See links below chart for further guidance and/or connect with a Program Advisor to discuss career goals.
Related careers include law enforcement, fire service, and emergency medical services.
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