Emergency Management (6437)
Type of Award
CCC - College Credit Certificate
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).
Have a standard high school diploma or GED;
Complete an online Application for Admission, located at
Students must successfully complete all courses listed in the catalog for this program.
Program can be completed in 12 months.
The program is offered online.
For More Information
Barbara Cipriano, (561) 868-3633
To see when the course is offered, click the course number. To see a course description, click the course title.
|Required Courses||Credits: 24|
|FFP1822||Introduction to Emergency Management and Homeland Security||3|
|FFP1820||Basic Emergency Planning Concepts||3|
|FFP1830||Hazards Analysis and Impacts||3|
|FFP1882||Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Operations and Design||3|
|FFP2842||Defending Communities, Bridging Disaster Preparedness, Recovery, Mitigation||3|
|FFP2840||Emergency Response and Recovery Operations||3|
|FFP1841||Business Contingency Planning||3|
|EVR2266||Survey of Environmental Mapping/GIS/Remote Sensing||3|
|Total Program Credits: 24|
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Career Path Notes
Students who complete the certificate may apply those credits towards an A.S. degree in Fire Science.
For more information about employment opportunities including job outlook and salary information visit:
Occupational Outlook Handbook: http://www.bls.gov/oco/
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