The University of Tulane offers a Disaster Management Graduate Certificate distance learning program for professionals in the disaster preparedness or response fields. The training involved combines course work, projects and labs to prepare students with the necessary skills to prepare for, evaluate and contain possible accidents. Emphasis is also placed upon working closely within management structures so they will see the value in avoidance planning.
The program is designed to produce students capable of applying their training to integrate environmental public health strategies to the core components of disaster management. Using scientific principles the student will learn to evaluate the capacity of public health systems. Ultimately, graduates will become paragons of environmental hazard prevention in their workplaces and communities.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)
School Accreditation & Licensing
Tulane University is accredited by:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV
- Applicants must have 20 or more semester undergraduate hours in science, math or engineering
- Three or more years of experience in health and safety, occupational or environmental health and or disaster management or response required.