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Emergency Management Administration Graduate Certificate

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
MPS 514
GOVERNMENT FINANCIAL ADMINISTRATION
or MPS 515
NONPROFIT FINANCIAL ADMINISTRATION
MPS 526
LOCAL GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION
MPS 527
BEHAVIORAL STRATEGIES FOR PUBLIC SERVICE
MPS 529
STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT AND PLANNING
MPS 552
GIS FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
MPS 554
PRINCIPLES OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AND PLANNING 1
MPS 564
PUBLIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION AND PLANNING 1

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