Graduate Certificate in Emergency Management Executive Leadership
American Public University System

Program Details

This Graduate Certificate in Emergency Management Executive Leadership can be obtained online through American Public University System. Professionals in any industry can use this certification to lead crisis and disaster response programs in their field.

Trained emergency management leaders can assure sustainability in crisis situations and stay atop of increasing regulatory requirements for businesses related to disaster response programs. This online Emergency Management certificate covers essential knowledge of crisis management, agency coordination, risk assessment, crisis planning, disaster response, and disaster recovery.

Topics covered in this certification program include:

  • Emergency management and public law
  • Hazard mitigation and resilient communities
  • Economics of disaster
  • Public management


  • Bachelor’s degree from an institution whose accreditation is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)
  • Official bachelor’s or master’s transcript showing conferral of degree

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission