Graduate Certificate in Emergency Management

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Graduate Certificate in Emergency Management at a Glance


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.



Earn your graduate certificate in just four courses or 12 credit hours.



Nationally recognized faculty who practice what they teach and help you succeed beyond the classroom.



Flexible online courses that match your schedule. Accelerate your career without putting your life on pause.



Course credit for experience and 20% tuition discounts available.



Rolling admissions. No test scores. No recommendations. Four start dates. We make the admission process easy.

Emergency Management Certificate Requirements

Upgrade to a Master's in Emergency Management

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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Your Future in Emergency Management

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.

Faculty Who Practice What They Teach

By day, our professors are leaders in the fields of intelligence, security, and emergency response. They bring their daily experience to the classroom to ensure you are learning real-world professional skills to further your career. Industry leaders serving on program advisory boards ensure faculty teach relevant curriculum connected to the real-world.

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.

Admissions Deadlines


Spring Semester


Summer Session I


Summer Session II


Fall Semester

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