Actions taken to help people after a disaster is the focus of the Certificate in Emergency Management concentrating on Response and Recovery. Courses examine how to be ready for and respond to natural, technological, and national security emergencies.
The online Emergency Management certificate program focuses on being able to respond appropriately in a time of crisis to save lives and property and to help a community or nation return to normal life after a disaster. Students will gain technical and professional knowledge needed to deliver emergency services at the local, state, and federal levels. Graduates will find this certification beneficial in areas of law enforcement, fire protection, emergency medical services, and emergency management.
Students can expect courses in areas such as:
- Sociology of disaster
- Incident management
- Business continuity
- Emergency operations center management
- Municipal public relations
- High school diploma or equivalent
- In-house placement testing prior to enrollment
School Accreditation Statement
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges