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Graduate Certificates in Emergency Management

Communities rely on teams of qualified professionals to prepare for, mitigate, respond to, and recover from potential and actual natural disasters, manmade disasters, and acts of terrorism. Prepare yourself for a rewarding career in the public or private sector with a graduate certificate in Emergency Management from the Tulane School of Professional Advancement. Our program draws heavily from the expertise developed in New Orleans, a municipality that has significant experience in planning for and dealing with natural disasters.


Tuition: $1,119 per credit Tuition Calculator

Earn Your MPS in Emergency Management With Stackable Certificates

With SoPA's 100% online Emergency Management certificates, you can prepare for a rewarding new career or elevate your current expertise. You'll receive an award-winning education from a prestigious university while increasing your opportunities and income potential. The courses in these graduate certificates are valuable to any ambitious professional, and the credits you earn can be applied toward a Master of Professional Studies in Emergency Management if you choose to further your education. Explore helpful resources shared by our Emergency Management staff by visiting our YouTube playlist.

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Emergency Management Certificate Requirements


Advanced Emergency Management Certificate Requirements

Students interested in furthering their emergency management skillsets can also pursue an Advanced Emergency Management certificate, which includes assessment, planning, and communication protocols tailored toward the elevated study of crisis management procedures.


Your Future in Emergency Studies

However you envision your future in emergency studies, let SoPA help you get there. Prepare yourself for a variety of leadership roles in the industry, such as an emergency management director, business continuity planner, training coordinator, safety manager, and much more. You'll be equipped with the tools and practical knowledge needed to develop and implement critical emergency management initiatives.


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Specialized Training From Experienced Professionals

You'll receive extensive insight from your instructors, who are experts in their fields that will provide valuable industry expertise, as well as real-world experience. Build your professional network and learn practical applications for what you will learn in the classroom. Our Emergency & Security Studies instructors have served in diverse roles, holding titles such as chief administrative officer, emergency specialist, community resilience specialist, military veterans, cybersecurity analyst, and more.

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Discover the Flexibility of Online Learning

Because we offer these graduate certificates entirely online, you can take courses at your own pace. You'll collaborate with other students all over the world who are dedicated to supporting their communities and advancing their careers.

You don't need to put your life on hold to pursue new professional opportunities, even if you're currently working full-time. Take the next step in your career by starting your application to SoPA today.




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