Graduate Certificate in Emergency Preparedness
University of Nebraska Medical Center

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Emergency Preparedness program from the University of Nebraska Medical Center is designed to introduce students to work in a world where emergency preparedness and response skills are essential to the public health infrastructure. Major topics include an introduction to the National Response Framework, the Incident Command System, and core concepts that adhere to the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS's) mission to approach disaster planning in four phases: 

  • Prevent 
  • Protect
  • Respond
  • Recover

Requirements

  • Minimum of a baccalaureate degree or equivalent from a recognized college or university
  • Official transcripts from all previously attended colleges and universities
  • Minimum GPA of 3.00 in previous coursework
  • Three letters of recommendation from academic or professional references
  • Statement of intent
  • Resume or curriculum vitae
  • GRE scores

Special Accreditation

Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)

School Accreditation Statement

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