Associate in Applied Science in Emergency Management & Planning
Montgomery County Community College

Program Details

The online AAS in Emergency Management & Planning degree program from Montgomery County Community College prepares students for careers in public safety and emergency response. The curriculum focuses on:

  • Differences between "emergency planning" and "emergency management"
  • The regulatory and intergovernmental framework of emergency management and planning
  • Teamwork, team-building, and leadership skills in the context of incident management and planning exercises
  • Safety plan design
  • "All-Hazards" planning methodology in preparing for mass casualty events, including acts of terrorism


  • Official high school transcript or GED diploma
  • Official college transcript (if applicable)
  • Placement test may be required

Special Accreditation

International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC)

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education