Academic Catalog 2021-2022

Slippery Rock University

Emergency Management, Certificate

To access Certificate Requirements, please view the Curriculum Guide tab.

The Emergency Management certificate prepares individuals for working in some facet of the disaster cycle. The certificate is ideal for professionals in the field or those transitioning into the emergency management field to gain a credential while furthering their understanding of the processes involved with managing a disaster. Being that disasters can affect any industry; this certificate was built with an interdisciplinary lens. The certificate can be completed 100% online. 

Related Links

Emergency Management, Certificate Program Page

Homeland/Corporate Security Studies Department Page

Professional Licensure/Certification Page

Curriculum Guide

GPA Requirement

Certificate GPA: 2.0 or higher

Certificate Requirements

  • These courses are regularly offered through fall, winter, spring and summer rotations that will ensure a 12 month completion period.
Required Courses
HSS 130Principles of Emergency Management3
HSS 250Managing Natural, Man-Made and Technological Disasters3
HSS 360Social Dimensions of Disaster3
HSS 380Crisis & Emergency Risk Communication3
Total Hours12

Important Curriculum Guide Notes

This Curriculum Guide is provided to help SRU students and prospective students better understand their intended major curriculum. Enrolled SRU students should note that the My Rock Audit may place already-earned and/or in progress courses in different, yet valid, curriculum categories. Enrolled SRU students should use the My Rock Audit Report and materials and information provided by their faculty advisers to ensure accurate progress towards degree completion. The information on this guide is current as of the date listed. Students are responsible for curriculum requirements at the time of enrollment at the University.

PASSHE - Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Institutions

Effective Fall 2020
Revised 08.21.2020
UCC 04.21.2020