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Emergency Preparedness Management

 

View Emergency Preparedness Management AS  (R,TP/SS):  414
View Emergency Preparedness Management Certificate (R,TP/SS):  249


Emergency Preparedness Management  AS (R,TP/SS): 414

The Emergency Preparedness Management program is designed to provide students with a broad education in emergency management.  The program focuses on a multidisciplinary approach to preparedness and the skills needed to organize and lead emergency management operations, and prepares students to perform in a disaster by providing the necessary skills for mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery.  The curriculum is designed to provide students with a foundation of technical and professional knowledge needed for emergency services delivery in the fields of public service – including law enforcement, fire service, and emergency medical services, along with students wishing to study in this field for careers in emergency management.

First Semester
EMGT 101
Principles of Emergency Management
3
EMGT 103 Emergency Response and Recovery  3
ENGL 101
Introduction to College Writing * 3
PSYC 102
General Psychology (BSSD) 3
CMAP or CMSC elective 3
Second Semester
EMGT 104
Incident Management System and EOC Interface  3
EMGT 200 Emergency Planning 3
English foundation
3
Math foundation 3
Speech foundation 3
Third Semester
EMGT 105 Hazard Mitigation and Preparedness 3
EMGT 106 Technology in Emergency Management 3
Arts distribution 3
Behavioral and social sciences distribution (other  than psychology (CCJS 110 or POLI 101 recommended) 3
Natural sciences distribution with lab 4
Fourth Semester
EMGT 240 Leadership in Emergency Management 3
HLTH 220 Emergency Medical Responder (HLHF)
3
Humanities distribution (200 level history) 3
Natural sciences distribution with lab 4
EMGT elective (must be at 200 level) 3
Total Credit Hours  62

* ENGL 101, if needed, for ENGL 102/103 or general elective

Program Outcomes for the Emergency Preparedness Management AS Degree

Upon completion of this program a student will be able to:

  • Develop and evaluate an emergency operations plan based on data provided on a hypothetical jurisdiction.
  • Determine hazards and develop risk assessment programs in local communities.
  • Develop and implement short and long term recovery concepts into all areas of the community, using an all hazard approach.
  • Analyze organizational behavior problems as they apply to emergency operations.
  • Analyze the roles, responsibilities, and authorities of the various organizations responding to hazardous materials incidents.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the activities that should happen in each phase of a disaster.

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Emergency Preparedness Management Certificate (R, TP/SS): 249

The Certificate in Emergency Preparedness Management provides students with the technical and professional knowledge to prepare for a career in emergency management.  Courses provide introductory through advanced training in the skills necessary to succeed as a professional in this field.

Program Requirements
EMGT 101 Principles of Emergency Management 3
EMGT 103 Emergency Response and Recovery 3
EMGT 104 Incident Management System and EOC Interface 3
EMGT 105 Hazard Mitigation and Preparedness 3
EMGT 106
Technology in Emergency Management
3
EMGT 200
Emergency Planning
3
EMGT 205 Public Health in Emergency Management 3
HLTH  220
Emergency Medical Responder
3
EMGT 240Leadership in Emergency Management
3
Electives (select 1 course)
EMGT 220
Introduction to Homeland Security 3
EMGT 201
Critical Incident and Disaster Stress Management for Emergency Responders 3
EMGT 202
Terrorism and Emergency Management 3
EMGT 203
Resource Management - Managing Volunteers and Donations 3
EMGT 204
Emergency Management Public Education Programs 3
Total credit hours 30

Program Outcomes for the Emergency Preparedness Management Certificate

Upon completion of this program a student will be able to:

  • Develop and evaluate an emergency operations plan based on data provided on a hypothetical jurisdiction.
  • Determine hazards and develop risk assessment programs in local communities.
  • Deliver emergency management public education programs to target populations.
  • Develop and implement short and long term recovery concepts into all areas of the community, using an all hazard approach.
  • Analyze organizational behavior problems as they apply to emergency operations.
  • Analyze the roles, responsibilities, and authorities of the various organizations responding to hazardous materials incidents.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the activities that should happen in each phase of a disaster.
  • Demonstrate understanding of knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to understand emergency  management as a field of research and practice.

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