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Crisis and Disaster Management

Bachelor’s Degree in Crisis and Disaster Management

The major in Crisis and Disaster Management prepares students for careers in the public and private industries, including local and state government, healthcare and community services. Students will learn the skills necessary to help people cultivate and reestablish normal lives when crisis strikes.

Courses include, but are not limited to:

  • Emergency Preparedness and Response
  • Disaster and Society
  • Terrorism and Homeland Security
  • Relationship Management
  • Emergency Management and Public Policy
  • Basic Emergency Planning
  • Disaster Health Management

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) works together with our nation to build, sustain and improve the capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to and recover from all hazards. Several courses offered in this Crisis and Disaster Management program are required for specific FEMA certifications.

Emphasis is placed on communication skills, global awareness, management skills, critical thinking, theory, planning, management, response, relief, recovery and specific cases associated with public emergencies, disasters and catastrophes. A capstone course is available.

Everglades University’s students have easy access to our online learning community and experienced faculty that hold a Master’s or Doctoral Degree in their discipline. All degree programs are available at one of our convenient Florida campus locations or 100% online.

Give us a call to learn more. Our admissions counselors are here to answer any questions that you may have about our Crisis and Disaster Management Degree program.

  • Sustainability 

    Through our partnership with the US Green Building Council, Everglades University has added Sustainability as an area of study to every undergraduate degree program.


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