Emergency Management Certificate

Curriculum EMP.EMP.CERT (C344A)

Designed to prepare students to enter the profession of emergency management. An emphasis is placed on developing academic, technical and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention and advancement. The skills obtained through the certificate program prepares the students to enter emergency management positions in government agencies, private corporations and industry and education or health care institutions.

Semester One

Credit Hours

 

EMP 101

National Incident Management System (NIMS)

 

1

 

EMP 111

Principles of Emergency Management & Planning

 

2

 

EMP 121

Introduction to Mitigation

1

 

EMP 131

Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Management and Operations

 

1

 

EMP 141

Basic Public Information Officers (PIO)

2

 

EMP 151

Resource Management

1

 

EMP 161

Disaster Response/Recovery Operations & RAPID Assessment

 

3

 

 

 

11

Semester Two

#

EMP 102

Basic ICS and Application Towards Single Resource & Initial Action Incidents

 

1

#

EMP 112

Emergency Management Operation

2

#

EMP 122

Mitigation for Emergency Workers

2

#

EMP 132

Incident Command System/Emergency Operations Center Interface

 

1

 

 

 

6

Semester Three

 

EMP 221

The Role of Voluntary Agencies in Emergency Management

 

1

 

EMP 231

An Orientation to Community Disaster Exercises

 

1

 

EMP 241

Hazardous Weather and Flood Preparedness

1

 

 

 

3

Semester Four

 

EMP 113

Emergency Planning & Special Needs Population

 

2

 

EMP 201

Debris Management

2

#

EMP 222

Developing Volunteer Resources

1

#

EMP 232

Exercise Design

1

#

EMP 243

Hazardous Weather, Flooding & Hurricane Planning

 

2

 

 

 

8

Semester Five

#

EMP 211

Basic Skills in Emergency Program Management

 

3

#

EMP 223

Donations Management

1

#

EMP 233

Exercise Program Manager-Management Course

 

2

#

EMP 242

Warning Coordination & Maintaining Spotter Groups

 

2

 

 

 

8

 

 

Total credits required

36

See EMP course descriptions.

Note: A minimum grade of "C" is required for each EMP course.

Coordinator: William Justiz, Ext. 3653

Gainful Employment

The information provided in the link below is available to assist students in making informed choices about their education and career.

http://www.triton.edu/GE_Certificates/EmergencyManagement_Certificate_C344A.html

For more information about Gainful Employment, visit the Triton College Financial Aid Office, located in the Student Center Building, Room B-216W, or send an Email to: finaid@triton.edu.