Dual Master of Public Administration and Graduate Certificate in Homeland Security Emergency Preparedness and Response
Master of public administration students can earn a graduate certificate in homeland security emergency preparedness and response in the school of engineering and applied science.
Specific admission requirements are shown on the Graduate Program Finder.
The following requirements must be fulfilled:
The general requirements stated under Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, Graduate Programs.
|PPPA 6000||Cross-Sectoral Governance in the U.S. Federal System|
|PPPA 6001||Introduction to Public Service and Administration|
|PPPA 6002||Research Methods and Applied Statistics|
|PPPA 6003||Economics for Public Decision Making|
|PPPA 6004||Managing Public Organizations|
|PPPA 6005||Public Budgeting, Revenue, and Expenditure Analysis|
|PPPA 6006||Policy Analysis|
|PPPA 6009||MPA Capstone|
|Three or four courses|
|Policy fields include budget and public finance; federal policy, politics, and management; international development management; managing state and local governments; homeland security and emergency management; nonprofit management; policy analysis and evaluation; public–private policy and management. With approval, a special field may be constructed, tailored to the student’s academic interests and career objectives.|
|Requirements toward the graduate certificate fulfill the elective credits toward the Master of Public Administration degree and are as follows:|
|EMSE 6300||Homeland Security: The National Challenge|
|Five additional courses from the following:|
|EMSE 6305||Crisis and Emergency Management|
|EMSE 6310||Information Technology in Crisis and Emergency Management|
|EMSE 6315||Management of Risk and Vulnerability for Hazards and Terrorism|
|EMSE 6320||International Disaster Management|
|EMSE 6325||Medical and Public Health Emergency Management|
|EMSE 6330||Management of Terrorism Preparedness and Response|
|EMSE 6992||Special Topics|
|EMSE 6345||Disaster Recovery and Organizational Continuity|
|EMSE 6350||Hazard Mitigation in Disaster Management|
|EMSE 6240||Environmental Hazard Management|
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