Graduate Certificate in Disaster Management
Tulane University

Program Details

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.


  • A baccalaureate degree from an accredited university or college with 20 or more semester hours in science, math or engineering
  • A preferred grade point average 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Three or more years of experience in health and safety, occupational or environmental health and or disaster management or response documented by work history, resume

Special Accreditation

Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges