This 24 hour academic certificate is offered by the Criminal Justice & Legal Studies department through the College of Extended Learning. The two (2) semester Certificate program will offer courses in an accelerated and blended delivery format. Through the Certificate, students will:
Identify and evaluate risks and develop mitigation, preparation, response and recovery plans;
Design training and exercise events that effectively coordinate public and private resources;
Develop strong interpersonal, technology, and social media skills to facilitate building mutual partnerships in emergency management;
Develop collaborative vision and leadership in emergency management to administer successful intergovernmental, interagency, and interdisciplinary programs;
Make decisions, solve problems and use critical thinking skills within the emergency management process;
Develop clear and effective oral and written communication skills.