Palm Beach State College

College Catalog 2016-2017

Palm Beach State College
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Emergency Management  (6437)


Type of Award
CCC - College Credit Certificate


Program Website
www.palmbeachstate.edu/programs/EmergencyMgmt


Program Description
This certificate program provides the student with a solid background in the basics for emergency management through coursework and practical experiences in the field.

This certificate program provides students with knowledge to be able to coordinate disaster response or crisis management activities, provide disaster preparedness training, and prepare emergency plans and procedures for natural (e.g., hurricanes, floods, earthquakes), wartime, or technological (e.g., nuclear power plant emergencies, hazardous materials spills) disasters or hostage situations.

The program will provide the student with many national certifications from the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA).


Admission Requirements
Students must:
Have a standard high school diploma or GED;
Complete an online Application for Admission, located at
www.palmbeachstate.edu/admissions/admissions-applications.aspx.


Completion Requirements
Students must successfully complete all courses listed in the catalog for this program.


Program Length
Program can be completed in 12 months.


Location
The program is offered online.


For More Information

Barbara Cipriano, (561) 868-3633

 


Gainful Employment
For more information about graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other related information,
see www.palmbeachstate.edu/areasofstudy/gainfulemployment/.


Career Path Notes
Students who complete the certificate may apply those credits towards an A.S. degree in Fire Science.


Career Center
http://www.palmbeachstate.edu/career
For more information about employment opportunities including job outlook and salary information visit:
Occupational Outlook Handbook: http://www.bls.gov/oco/
O-Net Online: http://online.onetcenter.org/