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Emergency Management Minor

Around the world, weather-related disasters have been increasing in frequency. Despite the fivefold increase in disasters over the past 50 years, deaths have decreased nearly threefold, due in part to better emergency management. Be a part of this in-demand and exciting industry with Immaculata’s new minor in emergency management, which is a perfect complement to bachelor’s degrees in nursing, public administration and criminology.

86% of emergency management directors reported satisfaction with their jobs, and 79% felt they were making people’s lives better.

Students earn FEMA training certificates while completing the minor.

Courses are offered totally online, in an accelerated format.

15-credit Emergency Management Minor Courses include:

  • EPM 301           Principles of Emergency Management
  • EPM 303           Emergency Management Systems
  • EPM 310           Risk Analysis and Threat Assessment
  • EPM 350           Human Dimensions of Disaster
  • EPM 354           Leading in Crisis

For emergency management directors, the average annual salary is $88,890.

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