The Bachelor of Science in Emergency Management includes an interdisciplinary curriculum focusing on emergency management. The core coursework provides an overview of emergency management and the concentration areas sharpen student exposure to key areas of concern for disaster preparedness, hazard mitigation, response, and recovery. A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 is required to graduate.
The program prepares students academically for all levels of government employment as well as in nonprofit and private companies. Students will become adept at performing risk management, emergency preparedness planning and mitigation to support continuity of operations (COO), and sustainability of communities. Students will gain a thorough understanding of interagency cooperation, public/private partnership coordination, and communication as well as administrative issues involving policies and procedures, labor relations, and fiscal matters.