The certificate in Emergency Management (EMC) was developed to complement programs in Criminal Justice, Psychology, Behavioral Sciences as well as the Healthcare and Arts and Sciences. The objective of the undergraduate certificate is to help better prepare students for entry-level emergency management positions, or to enrich the academic background of current practitioners.
EMC 101 Fundamentals of Emergency Management
EMC 201 Response and Recovery for Emergency Management
EMC 301 Exercises and Technology of Emergency Management
COM 332 Managing Crisis Communications
The one additional three-credit course required to earn the Emergency Management Certificate would be drawn from existing courses within the College’s offerings.
Elective Courses may include:
CRJ 472 Terrorism
HLT 379 Healthcare Emergency Management
HLT 381 Disaster Management in Public Health
PSY 355 Psychology of a Cyber Attacker
PSY 412 Crisis Intervention
PSY 420 Introduction to Trauma-Informed Approaches
PSY 421 Trauma and Self-Care
PSY 422 Practical Implications of Trauma-Informed Approaches
SOC 350 Sociology of Disaster
SOC 351 Disaster and the Media
Total Credits for EMC Certificate: 15
This information applies to students who enter this degree program during the 2023-2024 Academic Year. If you entered this degree program before the Fall 2022 semester, please refer to the academic catalog for the year you began your degree program.