Introduction to Emergency Management in the U.S.

Introduction to Emergency Management in the U.S.

Time limit: 180 days

$449 Enroll

Full course description

Emergency management is a critical and expanding field; climate change has increased the extent and frequency of natural disasters, and terrorism is a growing threat. Therefore, emergency managers play an increasingly vital role across the whole community and all levels of government. This course is designed for learners who are studying emergency management for the first time, preparing for a new career or job role in emergency management, or seeking to refresh their knowledge of foundational concepts.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Assess eligibility for either credential and begin preparing an application
  • Solidfy foundational knowledge of emergency management concepts
  • Recognize how laws and authorities shape emergency management
  • Identify key activities that occur during each phase of emergency management
  • Explain the components of emergency program management


IACET CEUs: 3 (Contact Hours: 30 hours)
ATD CI Credits: 30