Emergency Administrator and Manager

Technical Certificate

Emergency Administrator and Manager

Emergency management, homeland security, disaster planning and disaster response

The Emergency Administrator and Manager Technical Certificate (T.C.) prepares students for employment in the field of emergency management, including policy, planning and administration of emergency response teams. Content integrates practical, technical and communication aspects of emergency management. Students will gain knowledge of all basic tenets in emergency management that are encompassed in phases of mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery.

Along with interactive experience, students develop knowledge of community planning, coordinator and management functions. Program participants will gain an understanding of problems facing response teams, learn to write emergency plans according to government guidelines and build communications skills as crisis advisors.

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Program Code: 6405

24 Credits

 Online Program

 Accelerated Program.
12 months to complete.

School of Business, Professional Studies and Public Safety
Financial Aid Eligibility

Financial aid is available, if qualified.

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Alternative ways to earn credit

You may be eligible to receive credit toward this degree through Prior Learning Assessment. Examples include industry certifications, certain PSAV programs, credit by examination, or creating a portfolio of learning experiences. For more information, contact an academic advisor or learn more about Accelerated College.

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Degree Options

This certificate articulates directly into the Emergency Administration and Management (A.S.) degree. Students may pursue one or more certificates to develop or upgrade their skills in a particular field, or pursue the A.S. degree and earn technical certificates while completing the requirements for the degree.

Career Opportunities

Emergency management directors prepare plans and procedures for responding to natural disasters or other emergencies. They also help lead the response during and after emergencies, often in coordination with public safety officials, elected officials, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies (Bureau of Labor Statistics). 

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