Emergency Management Administration Graduate Certificate

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Emergency Management is a critical concern for the public, private and non-profit sectors. The certificate explores both the conceptual elements of emergency preparedness and the practical implementation of emergency management that typically occur at the intersection of local and national politics. Courses will address topics such as public safety and law enforcement, crisis management, disaster response and recovery. This certificate will provide students with both theoretical and practical knowledge that will prepare them for private or public sector employment in the area of emergency preparedness for both security and non-security related incidents.

This certificate requires three courses (12 credit hours). 

Course Title Quarter Hours
MPS 554PRINCIPLES OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AND PLANNING4
or MPS 564 PUBLIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION AND PLANNING
Two elective graduate courses:8
GOVERNMENT FINANCIAL ADMINISTRATION
NONPROFIT FINANCIAL ADMINISTRATION
LOCAL GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION
BEHAVIORAL STRATEGIES FOR PUBLIC SERVICE
STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT AND PLANNING
GIS FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
PRINCIPLES OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AND PLANNING 1
PUBLIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION AND PLANNING 1