This 12-credit minor is designed for students who wish to learn and prepare for new careers in the areas of disaster preparedness and sustainability. Students will acquire knowledge and skills in how to safeguard communities and respond to public health threats such as infectious diseases and national and man-made disasters.
In addition, students will be prepared to sit for the following national recognized certifications through online assignments and exams:
FEMA IS-230.D: Fundamentals of Emergency Management
FEMA IS-240.A: Leadership and Influence
FEMA IS-700.a: National Incident Management System (NIMS)