Online Graduate Certificate in Disaster Management

The online graduate certificate in disaster management prepares professionals in disaster preparedness, response, and management. The graduate certificate is a non-degree program with provides skills in working within the management structure and operational models unique to disasters including; crisis communication, population issues, and psychosocial aspects of disasters.

Courses carry degree credit and may be applied toward the MPH degree in disaster management.

Professionals who select the certificate may already have a master’s degree and seek a specialization in industrial hygiene. Others seek a credential to work in the disaster management field.

Backgrounds of professionals in the disaster management certificate have experience in public health, on disaster management teams, occupational or environmental health professionals with disaster management responsibilities, and a wide range of other professional experiences.

Certificate Competencies and Requirements

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