ES/DM Certificate

The Graduate Certificate Program in Emergency Services/Disaster Management is designed for individuals who are seeking to expand their knowledge in emergency planning, hazard mitigation and preparedness, disaster response and recovery, and homeland security. The goal is to create broad experience that includes the many elements of current cases in ES/DM and emphasizes both the critical thinking and leadership skills necessary to advance in the field. Applicants must have already attained at least a bachelors degree prior to being admitted to the program.

The ES/DM Graduate Certificate requires the following Distance Learning classes:

  • Emergency Services – Disaster Response
  • Hazard Mitigation and Preparedness
  • FES Response Planning
  • Homeland Security and Emergency Management

Admission Requirements

It is required that applicants for admission for the ES/DM Graduate Certificate have the following:

  1. an undergraduate bachelors degree
  2. at least 2 years meaningful, supervisory and management related experience
  3. In addition, the student has to complete a UF certificate application

Curriculum

  • Emergency Services – Disaster Response
  • Hazard Mitigation and Preparedness
  • FES Response Planning
  • Homeland Security and Emergency Management