Students completing the Graduate Emergency Management and Homeland Security Certificate will have the knowledge and skills necessary to assess and manage a broad range of hazards and disasters and to understand the policy environment in which emergency management occurs.
Students interested in obtaining a concentration in Emergency Management and Homeland Security 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 two of the required courses below (all four recommended), for a total of 6 credit hours. All course descriptions can be found in the Graduate Academic Catalog.
In addition to the required courses, students must complete two elective courses, which have been approved by their advisor, for a total of 6 credit hours. The elective courses may be drawn from the student's particular area of interest, such as policy and management, spatial analysis and quantitative assessment, or public safety. All course descriptions can be found in the Graduate Academic Catalog.
View the admissions requirements for the School of Public Affairs.