Emergency Management Microcredential

Lead disaster preparedness, response, & recovery in the Emergency Management microcredential where you will gain valuable knowledge in the distinct phases within emergency management science. First, you’ll learn about the theory and practice of coordination of activities such as hazard and vulnerability assessments, emergency operations planning, strategic mitigation strategies and resource management. Then, you will focus on proactive measures to safeguard lives and assets from natural or man-made disasters and develop a comprehensive emergency management plan. Finally, through case study analysis, you will assess short and long-term recovery strategies and community and organizational resilience for future disasters. The microcredential is intended for working professionals who want to gain additional skills pertaining to the emergency management field.

What You'll Learn

  • Basic Emergency Operations Planning
  • Continuity planning
  • Defining recovery support functions
  • Emergency response
  • Hazard risk assessment
  • Organizational resilience assessment
  • Vulnerability assessment


  • Current students
  • Outside professionals
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Time to Complete

  • Months

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