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Undergraduate Certificate in EMDS

Since the events of September 11th and other natural, technological, and human-caused disasters, the focus on emergency preparedness has grown. The 100% online Undergraduate Certificate in Emergency Management Disaster Science (EMDS) provides students with the knowledge and skills critical for planning and responding to complex emergency management situations.

The EMDS certificate is a 15-credit hour program that can be completed in as little as six months and is ideal for leaders in all professions committed to protecting and serving their organization and local community.

Students will have the opportunity to connect with industry experts in the field of emergency and disaster management, and expand their understanding of incident management, risk identification, emergency planning, and emergency management program evaluation. 

Program Information


To learn more about the Undergraduate Certificate in Emergency Management Disaster Science , view the Undergraduate Catalog. To take the next step on your climb to the top, apply today!



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