Emergency Management and Public Health, Postgraduate Certificate | George Washington University | Washington, D. C., United States
Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Emergency Management and Public Health

12 months
1995 USD/credit 59850 USD/year
1995 USD/credit 59850 USD/year
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Emergency Management and Public Health courses are offered in the evening hours at George Washington University's Main Campus in Foggy Bottom, Washington, DC. Currently, all courses are offered in the traditional classroom mode, one evening per week per course, over an academic semester.


Key facts

The graduate certificate in Homeland Security Emergency Preparedness and Response is an 18-credit-hour (6 course) graduate certificate program designed to provide an interdisciplinary graduate education for persons engaged in or seeking professional careers in crisis, disaster, and Emergency Management and Public Health in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. The certificate is offered by The George Washington University (GW) Department of Engineering Management and Systems Engineering, supported by the GW Institute for Crisis, Disaster, and Risk Management (ICDRM).

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Crisis and Emergency Management
  • Medical and Public Health Emergency Management
  • Principles and Practices of Epidemiology
  • Biostatistical Applications for Public Health 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts are required from all colleges and universities attended, whether or not credit was earned, the program was completed, or the credit appears as transfer credit on another transcript. 
  • Statement of purpose
  • Applicants should possess an undergraduate degree in engineering, the physical sciences, or applied mathematics.
  • International applicants requiring a visa from GW are not eligible to apply for admission to this program, but may apply for the M.S., Ph.D., or a professional degree (App.Sc. or Engr.) in engineering management with an area of focus in crisis, emergency, and risk management.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    59850 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1995 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    59850 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1995 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Washington, D. C.

1705 - 2975 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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