Graduate Certificate in Emergency Management and Public Health
Offered through the Department of Engineering Management and Systems Engineering (EMSE), the graduate certificate in emergency management and public health program helps students define emergencies and disasters as well as develop incident management plans for responding to and managing environmental and public health emergencies. In addition to course work within the department, students take courses at GW's Milken Institute School of Public Health.
Specific admission requirements are shown on the Graduate Program Finder.
The following requirements must be fulfilled: 18 credits, including 12 credits in required courses and 6 credits in elective courses.
|EMSE 6305||Crisis and Emergency Management|
|EMSE 6325||Medical and Public Health Emergency Management|
|PUBH 6002||Biostatistical Applications for Public Health|
|PUBH 6003||Principles and Practices of Epidemiology|
|Two of the following:|
|EMSE 6240||Environmental Hazard Management|
|EMSE 6300||Homeland Security: The National Challenge|
|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 6330||Management of Terrorism Preparedness and Response|
|EMSE 6335||Geographic Information Systems for Emergency Management|
|EMSE 6345||Disaster Recovery and Organizational Continuity|
|EMSE 6350||Hazard Mitigation in Disaster Management|
|EMSE 6820||Program and Project Management|
|EMSE 6992||Special Topics (as approved by academic advisor)|
|Appropriate electives from other departments may be permitted with the advisor's approval.|