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Program at a Glance

Graduate Certificate
College of Community Innovation and Education
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 professional.

The certificate in Emergency Management and Homeland Security consists of 18 credit hours at the graduate level, including four required core courses and two electives. The EMHS graduate certificate program is offered completely online. Students in this program are expected to have the ability to complete the coursework online.

Total Credit Hours Required: 18 Credit Hours Minimum beyond the bachelor's degree.

Application Deadlines

December 1
July 1

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