Homeland Security and Emergency Manager

Technical Certificate

Homeland Security and Emergency Manager

Terrorism, emergency management, risk analysis and disaster response and recovery

The Homeland Security and Emergency Manager Technical Certificate (T.C.) prepares students for employment in the field of emergency management with a specialization in Homeland Security. The program gives students the knowledge, skills and abilities to effectively manage a comprehensive Homeland Security management program. Students will gain a working knowledge of all the basic tenets in emergency management and Homeland Security that are encompassed in the phases of mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery.

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Program Code: 6404

21 Credits

 Accelerated Program.
18-24 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 Emergency Manager (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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