This fast-growing field presents opportunities for individuals who seek employment in various emergency management capacities. This program is based upon the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) for higher education and is designed to enhance the emergency/disaster management skills and knowledge of police, fire service, hospital personnel, business, security personnel, risk managers, etc.
Courses in this certificate can be applied to the Associate degree in Emergency Management/Homeland Security. Learn about the associate degree.
All applicants must have a high school diploma or GED® credential.
Note: Many courses require prerequisites and/or testing. See course descriptions for details.
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Students must be accepted into the program before enrolling in any required courses.
|COURSE NO.||COURSE TITLE||COURSE NOTES||CREDITS|
|EMER 1000||Fundamentals of Emergency Management||3|
OR EMER 1020
OR Bioterrorism and Public Health Emergencies
|GEOL 1030||Natural Disasters||3|
|ENGL 2100||Technical Writing||3|
|EMER 1030||Disaster Response Operations and Management||3|
OR EMER 2500
|Managing the Psychological Impact of Terrorism and Disasters
OR Practicum in Emergency Management
Total Certificate Requirements Credits 18
Total Certificate Credits 18
The Emergency/Disaster Management certificate program is considered a part-time program. Students would complete this program in six (6) semesters (or 36 months) when taking one course per semester; three (3) semesters (or 18 months) when taking two courses per semester. For more information about the number of CCRI graduates in this program and other important gainful employment information, click here.