EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT (EM12)

The Emergency Management diploma is a sequence of courses that prepares students for positions in the emergency management profession. Learning opportunities develop academic, technical, and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. Emergency managers work in a variety of professional settings. There is a critical and growing need for emergency management personnel in public and private areas. The student obtaining a diploma in Emergency Management is prepared for employment as an Emergency Management coordinator for government agencies, private corporations and industry, and education or health care institutions. Program graduates receive an Emergency Management diploma.

Diploma Program
Program Length 50 Credit Hours
Education Requirements High School/GED required, minimum age - 17, satisfactory criminal background check
Entrance Dates Every Semester
Offered Macon Campus, Online

Emergency Management Diploma Curriculum
   

Credit Hours

General Education Core Courses
8
Area I - Language Arts/Communication  
  Choose one (1) of the following English courses:
ENGL 1010

ENGL 1101
Fundamentals of English I
OR
Composition and Rhetoric
3

(3)
 
Area III - Natural Sciences/Mathematics
  Choose one (1) of the following Mathematics courses:
MATH 1012

MATH 1100

MATH 1101

MATH 1111
Foundations of Mathematics
OR
Quantitative Skills and Reasoning
OR
Mathematical Modeling
OR
College Algebra
3

(3)

(3)

(3)
     
EMPL 1000 Interpersonal Relations and Professional Development 2
     
Occupational Courses
42
COMP 1000 Introduction to Computers
3
EMYT 1124 Principles of Emergency Management
3
EMYT 1125 Exercise Design and Evaluation
3
EMYT 1126 Hazardous Materials Awareness
3
EMYT 1127 Emergency Planning
3
EMYT 1129 Mass Fatalities Incident Response
3
EMYT 1130 Infection Control
3
EMYT 1137 Facility Security
3
EMYT 1138 Effective Communication for Emergency Management
3
EMYT 2210 Hazardous Materials Contingency Planning
3
EMYT 2212 Developing Community Resources
3
EMYT 2214 Modular Emergency Response Radiological Transportation Training
3
MGMT 1100 Principles of Management
3
MGMT 1115 Leadership
3
     
 
Total Hours
50