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. 

Graduate Certificate in Homeland Security, Emergency Preparedness, and Response