Degree: Graduate Certificate
Classroom Type: Online and on campus classes
This certificate is designed for students who wish to work, or currently work, in the field of emergency management and homeland security. The program applies an interdisciplinary approach to education, emphasizing high-level skills of critical thinking, learning, adaptation and policy analysis.
Interest Categories: Criminology & Law Public Administration & Policy
Campus: CU Denver
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 the following course, for a total of 3 credit hours:
In addition, students must complete another course from the list below for a total of 3 credit hours:
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. 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.
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