Graduate Certificate in Homeland Security, Emergency Preparedness, and Response
Offered through the Department of Engineering Management and Systems Engineering and supported by GW's Institute for Crisis, Disaster, and Risk Management (ICDRM), the graduate certificate program in homeland security, emergency preparedness, and response provides an interdisciplinary education for those engaged in or seeking careers in homeland security, and/or crisis, disaster, and emergency management in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors.
Students pursuing the graduate certificate in homeland security, emergency preparedness, and response also may apply for the master of science degree in engineering management with a focus area in crisis, emergency, and risk management. Upon acceptance to the master's program, such students may transfer the 18 credits required for the certificate into the master of science degree program of study.
Specific admission requirements are shown on the Graduate Program Finder.
Visit the program website for additional information.
The following requirements must be fulfilled: 18 credits, including 3 credits in required courses and 15 credits in elective courses.
|EMSE 6300||Homeland Security: The National Challenge|
|Five of the following:|
|EMSE 6240||Environmental Hazard Management|
|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 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 advisor approval|