Emergency Management and Homeland Security
Equip yourself to lead in crises. Study threats, emergency plans, and crisis communication
Emergency Management and Homeland Security, B.S.
When a crisis occurs, having educated and trained professionals in leadership roles is critical. These crises could involve everything from natural disasters to identifying and working to prevent attacks by foreign or domestic terrorists. When these emergencies occur, planning and preparation enable the community to make the most of a bad situation.
This program examines global and local threats to public safety and prepares the students to assume management and leadership roles in the field. The leadership and communication skills developed in the program are designed to minimize the negative impact of any of the crises that are encountered. The program provides both an education and a skill set that can move a student further up their career ladder. Students learn to develop emergency action plans, perform hazard analyses, create community response plans, and enable mass care operations. Graduates are provided with the knowledge and skills to serve in many roles in the emergency management and homeland domain.
Every level of government and industry needs security specialists to develop policies, procedures, and strategies to protect their communities, employees, and critical services.
Careers could include:
- Air Marshal
- City Planners
- Border Patrol Agent
- Emergency Management Directors
- CIA Analyst or Officer
- Customs and Border Protection Officer
- Front-line supervisors of emergency personnel
- Disaster Engagement Specialist
- Counterterrorism Analyst
- Disaster Prevention Specialist
- Disaster Services Analyst
- Emergency Management Planner
- Security Specialist
- Emergency Preparedness Analyst
- Emergency Response Coordinator
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