Undergraduate Certificate in Emergency Management

With continual awareness on the need to assure sustainability in crisis situations, along with increasing regulatory requirements on businesses to develop emergency management programs, there is growing need to prepare professionals in all walks of industry to understand, respond to, and manage crisis. This undergraduate certificate will provide the core knowledge needed to manage disaster planning and emergency operations in your corporation, organization or community. Through this 6-course program, you will be exposed to these topics and more:


  • The role of public policy in emergency management including crisis or disaster mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery.

  • Planning, testing and staffing of emergency preparation programs, including coordination with supporting agencies.

  • Disaster and hazard threat assessment and risk analysis.

  • Psychological and physiological human response to natural and man-made disasters.

  • The role and potential impact of social media in managing decimation of crisis information. Emergency management is a collateral duty for public safety leaders, but knowledge gained from this certificate of study can be practically applied in almost any industry.


To register/learn more, click: http://www.amu.apus.edu/academic/programs/degree/1624/undergraduate-certificate-in-emergency--management