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
The Graduate Certificate in Disasters, Hazards, and Emergency Management (DHEM) provides advanced education in the management of emergencies, hazards, disasters, and community resilience. Students completing the DHEM graduate certificate 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. Professionals who would like to supplement their work experience with classes in this area may also find the certificate helpful for their professional goals.
The program applies an interdisciplinary approach to education that:
Students must complete the following course, for a total of 3 credit hours:
Students must select at least one of the three courses below:
All course descriptions can be found in the Graduate Academic Catalog.
Additionally, students must complete elective courses from the list below to reach a total of 12 credits to complete the certificate.
Other electives may be taken with approval from the concentration director. All course descriptions can be found in the Graduate Academic Catalog.
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