This course will explore the history and evolution of emergency management as well as roles of local, state, regional, and national agencies. Topics include roles and organizations comprising emergency management, leadership concepts, and technology and communication challenges.
Emergency Management Certificate
As an experienced emergency medical technician (EMT), firefighter, first responder or other emergency support personnel, you're ready to move into a management position. Our Emergency Management Certificate program can help you develop key knowledge and skills to move ahead.
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We believe that students and families should be prepared financially for college and understand gainful employment opportunities before starting any program. So we want to ensure you have the information you need to make an informed choice - information like what it will cost, the skills you'll learn through your chosen program, and the types of occupations the program prepares you for. For important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program:
Our curriculum is designed to help you prepare for the competitive job market with relevant knowledge and in-demand skills. This program will include the following courses:
In addition to the knowledge and skills related to the University Learning Goals, College of Health Professions graduating students are intended to attain certain program-specific knowledge, skills and abilities. Therefore, you should be able to demonstrate the following learning outcomes by the time you complete this program. Review the program student learning outcomes (PDF) for the Emergency Management Certificate program.