Certificate in Emergency Management
American Public University System

Program Details

The online Emergency Management Certificate can help prepare professionals in all industries to understand, respond to, and manage crisis situations. Classes discuss hazard identification and risk reduction techniques, as well as the psychological impact of a disaster on rescuers and victims.

Students will learn about risk assessment, emergency operations, crisis communication, public policy, and disaster mitigation and recovery. Courses focus on the regulatory requirements for businesses to develop Emergency Management programs. Graduates will understand the four phases of Emergency Management and the applications of each.

The curriculum includes studies of:

  • Emergency planning
  • Emergency and disaster incident command
  • Hazard mitigation and preparedness
  • Social media application to emergency and disaster management
  • Psychology of disaster

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

American Public University System is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score