Graduate Certificate in Emergency & Disaster Management
American Public University System

Program Details

American Public University System offers an online Graduate Certificate in Emergency and Disaster Management. The program is recognized by the Foundation of Higher Education for Disaster and Emergency Management and Homeland Security.

The program introduces students to emergency management concepts including hazard analysis, mitigation, planning, communication, response, and recovery. Students will learn how emergency workers including fire, law enforcement, public works, healthcare providers, and more work together in an integrated system. Graduates of this online Emergency Management certificate will be able to assess threats to their community from mass casualty high impact incidents and judge the effectiveness of current response plans.

Students can choose courses such as:

  • Economics of disaster
  • Emergency management and public law
  • Emergency and disaster theory
  • Interagency disaster management
  • Emergency management health and medical issues

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

American Public University System is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s)