Degree: Graduate Certificate
Classroom Type: Online and on campus classes
This certificate provides advanced education in the management of emergencies, hazards, disasters and community resilience. It is designed for students who work or will work in the field of natural and man-made hazards, community resilience and emergency management.
Interest Categories: Criminology & Law Public Administration & Policy
Campus: CU Denver
Students completing the DHEM concentration program will have the knowledge and skills necessary to assess and manage a broad range of hazards and disasters and to understand the policy and managerial environment in which emergency management occurs.
The program applies an interdisciplinary approach to education that:
Students interested in obtaining a concentration in Disasters, Hazards and Emergency Management within a Master of Public Administration or Master of Criminal Justice program must apply and enroll in one of these programs within the School of Public Affairs and must adhere to all master degree program requirements.
Students must complete the following course, for a total of 3 credit hours:
Students must select one of the three courses below, for a total of 3 credit hours:
All course descriptions can be found in the Graduate Academic Catalog.
Additionally, students must complete two elective courses for a total of 6 credits. View the program completion plan for a list of approved electives. Other electives may be taken with approval from the concentration director. All course descriptions can be found in the Graduate Academic Catalog.
Suggested electives by area of interest
Additional courses may qualify subject to advance approval from program director.
Natural Hazards and Resilience:
Recommended Completion Time:1 Year
Max Transfer Credits:0
Max Credits Per Year:In most cases, students wishing to take more than 18 credit hours per semester (12 in the summer session) must have the overload approved by the dean.
Required Credits for Completion:12 Credits
View the admissions requirements for the School of Public Affairs.
Fall: August 1; Spring: December 1; Summer: May 1