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Program at a Glance

Program
Graduate Certificate
College(s)
College of Community Innovation and Education
Department(s)
Public Administration, Schl of
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This graduate certificate in Emergency Management and Homeland Security provides intensive interdisciplinary graduate education for working professionals engaged in or seeking professional careers in emergency management and homeland security.

The curriculum focuses on managing security threats and crises, natural and man-made treats, disasters, or emergencies through the coordination of public, private and nonprofit sectors. In addition to covering the National Planning Frameworks and recent trends in policy and practice in this field, the program will focus on the Florida emergency management and public safety systems. Courses are held in the evenings and taught by experienced faculty members and professionals.

Application Deadlines

Spring
December 1
Fall
July 1

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UCF prepares you for life beyond the classroom. Here, you’ll experience a wide range of opportunity, like learning diverse skills from world-renowned faculty to networking with top employers across Central Florida to gaining first-hand experience in internships nearby. Achieve your degree and more as a Knight.
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