Graduate Certificate in Emergency Planning
Southwestern College – Kansas

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Emergency Planning program from Southwestern College – Kansas is designed to prepare the executive security professional for assessing and designing contingencies for public and private security measures in a global society. The curriculum covers:

  • Physical Security Planning & Vulnerability Assessment
  • Homeland Security Defense & Administration
  • Best Practices & Special Issues in Homeland Security
  • Terrorism – Perspectives & Consequence Management
  • Emergency, Disaster & Contingency Management


  • Current resume
  • Two professional letters of recommendation
  • Personal essay
  • Official transcripts from a bachelor's degree-granting institution
  • At least one of the following:
    • A cumulative undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0 based on a 4.0 system
    • 3.0 GPA for the last 60 semester hours in a degree program
    • 3.0 GPA for a completed graduate degree program

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission