Emergency and Disaster Management, Postgraduate Certificate | Online | American Public University | United States
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Postgraduate Certificate Online

Emergency and Disaster Management

12 months
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370 USD/credit 6660 USD/year
370 USD/credit 6660 USD/year
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About

The Emergency and Disaster Management Postgrad. Cert. at the American Public University introduces you to the concepts of emergency management, including hazard analysis, mitigation, planning, communication, response, and recovery. 

Overview

Course Details

Discover how emergency support functions work together when you enroll in the Emergency and Disaster Management Postgrad. Cert. at the American Public University.

Disaster preparedness certification is becoming increasingly popular. APU’s program may be helpful preparation for those with such goals. This online emergency management certificate offers insight into collaboration by law enforcement, fire, public works, and the healthcare communities in creating an integrated emergency management system. Coursework also informs your definition of disaster, introducing you to hazard analysis, mitigation, planning, communication, response, and recovery.

Numerous faculty are board-certified emergency managers (CEM) or have government, safety, or security experience. Some students are members of the International Association of Emergency Managers.

What You Will Learn

  • Assess the impact of federal Homeland Security legislation and regulation and the placement of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) within the Department of Homeland Security on FEMA’s ability to perform in its traditional emergency and disaster role
  • Develop budgetary guidance for emergency management functions
  • Assess the threats to the community that derive from actual and potential "mass casualty/high impact" incidents and judge the effectiveness of the National Incident Management System on the results of such incidents

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Emergency Management and Public Law
  • Emergency and Disaster Theory
  • Emergency and Disaster Planning and Management
  • Interagency Disaster Management
  • Economics of Disaster
  • Case Analysis: Crisis and Disaster

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

Courses Start Monthly

Credits

18 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All APU graduate programs require you to have earned a minimum of a bachelor’s degree from an institution whose accreditation is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
  • Please read all graduate admission requirements before applying to this program and be prepared to submit the required documentation.
  • If you have a non-U.S. transcript, please view our International Admissions page for more information.
  • There is no fee to complete the APU admission application.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6660 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 370 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    6660 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 370 USD per credit during 12 months.

$250 with military grant

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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