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  Sep 25, 2017
 
Montgomery College 2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Emergency Preparedness Management Certificate


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(R, TP/SS): 249

The certificate in emergency preparedness management provides students with the technical and professional knowledge to prepare for a career in emergency management. Courses provide introductory through advanced training in the skills necessary to succeed as a professional in this field.

Total Credit Hours: 30


Program Outcomes


Upon completion of this program a student will be able to:

  • Develop and evaluate an emergency operations plan based on data provided on a hypothetical jurisdiction.
  • Determine hazards and develop risk assessment programs in local communities.
  • Deliver emergency management public education programs to target populations.
  • Develop and implement short and long term recovery concepts into all areas of the community, using an all hazard approach.
  • Analyze organizational behavior problems as they apply to emergency operations.
  • Analyze the roles, responsibilities, and authorities of the various organizations responding to hazardous materials incidents.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the activities that should happen in each phase of a disaster.
  • Demonstrate understanding of knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to understand emergency management as a field of research and practice.

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