Advanced Certificate in Emergency Preparedness
New York Medical College

Program Details

The online Advanced Certificate in Emergency Preparedness teaches best practices for ensuring that, in the students’ organizations and communities, everyone knows how to keep themselves safe when an emergency occurs.  The program uses an integrated and multi-disciplinary approach to comprehensive emergency management and public health emergency preparedness for community-wide disasters, acts of terrorism, and public health emergencies.  Students will be equipped to either enter or advance in the field of emergency preparedness, gaining strong backgrounds in comprehensive emergency planning and mitigation, hazard and vulnerability analysis, and the conduct of integrated emergency management planning, drills, and exercises.


  • Baccalaureate degree, or its equivalent, from an accredited college or university
  • Preferred GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Official transcript(s)
  • Two recommendations
  • Personal statement
  • Resume

School Accreditation Statement

Accrediting Council for Continuing Medical Education, Middle States Commission on Higher Education