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Graduate Certificate Emergency Management and Homeland Security (EMHS)

University of Colorado Denver

The Graduate Certificate in Emergency Management and Homeland Security (EMHS) provides advanced education in the management of emergencies, hazards, disasters, and homeland security. The EMHS program is designed to meet the needs of students who wish to work, or are currently working, in the field of emergency management and homeland security.

The EMHS program applies an interdisciplinary approach to education that:

  • Emphasizes high-level skills of critical thinking, learning, adaptation and policy analysis
  • Focuses on the all-hazards emergency management model (encompassing natural hazards, technological hazards, and terrorism).

Students completing the EMHS certificate program will have the knowledge and skills necessary to assess and manage a broad range of hazards and disasters, and to understand the policy environment in which emergency management occurs. Professionals who would like to supplement their work experience with classes in this area may also find the certificate helpful for their professional goals. Students in the EMHS certificate are often more interested in security risks than students in the DHEM certificate program and coursework supports that focus.

Prospective students who wish to pursue this certificate must apply as non-degree applicants. Learn more on the School of Public Affairs admission web page.

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Listed below are the documents required to apply for this course.
$17,549 Per Year

International student tuition fee

1 year


Jun 2024

Start Month

May 2024

Application Deadline

Upcoming Intakes

  • August 2024
  • June 2024
  • August 2025
  • January 2025

Mode of Study

  • Full Time