Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management

Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management

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If you are interested in urban issues and environments and if you want to explore the role that ethics plays in how policies, politics and practices shape the quality of life for human beings in society, then consider this interdisciplinary degree program. Rowan's Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management program trains students in areas that impact human welfare locally, nationally and globally. This always-relevant major is especially timely considering current impending threat of universal terrorism and continued concern over natural disasters. This program will sharpen your skills in critical thinking, communication and research as well as build your knowledge of:

  • Emergency response
  • Emergency center coordination
  • Incident command leadership
  • Emergency communication
  • Complex problem solving
  • Strategic operations development and evaluations
  • National, state and local emergency teams response coordination
  • Critical thinking specific to emergency and planning situations
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Program Code: 
uws-dpem
Courses: 
Introduction to Emergency Management and Homeland Security
The Geoscience Of Natural Disasters
Sociology of Disasters and Crisis
Organizational Response to Disasters and Crisis
Disaster Planning, Mitigation and Recovery
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