Emergency Management (Graduate Certificate)

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The graduate certificate program in emergency management provides motivated students with the skills and knowledge to manage and assume positions of leadership within the field of emergency management. More specifically, an orientation on all-hazards and all-threats provides students with a generalist perspective, which is critically important for today and tomorrow's disaster managers.

The certificate program may be of interest to students in disciplines such as public policy, planning, political science, nonprofit management, social work, criminology and other related fields.

Program Offered

Emergency Management (Graduate Certificate)

Offered by
Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions


Plan of Study

The Plan of Study is the required curriculum to complete the program.

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Program Requirements

Required Core (9 credit hours)
PAF 520 Public Management (3)
PAF 552 Integrated Emergency Management (3)
PAF 555 Information Technology in Emergency Management (3)

Electives (6 credit hours)

Additional Curriculum Information
For electives, students should see the academic unit for an approved course list. Other coursework may be used with the approval of the academic unit.