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Emergency Management

Certificate (Certificate Program) - 12 Credit Hours

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Program Information/Mission:

The mission of the Emergency Management Certificate is designed for students and first responders in management positions, or who aspire to management positions, who want to enhance their skills to coordinate the community’s response to natural and man-made disasters.  Persons who serve in this capacity are already employed in law enforcement, fire science, or emergency medical service and work with all other agencies to ensure a timely and effective response to emergency situations.

Recommended Course Sequence:

Fall Semester 1:
CRJ 113; CRJ 122

Spring Semester 1:
CRJ 282; CRJ 283


Course Information:
Required Program Courses
CourseNameCredit
CRJ 113INTRODUCTION TO HOMELAND SECURITY 3
CRJ 122UNDERSTANDING TERRORISM 3
CRJ 282SECURITY MANAGEMENT 3
CRJ 283EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT 3

The courses in this program will generally be offered online in an 8-week format, with one course offered in each 8-week segment, making it possible for participants to complete the certificate program in two semesters.

For Program Information Contact:

Social Sciences and Public Services Department

North Campus

(309) 690-7691