Managing emergency response
Learning to coordinate disaster recovery and preparedness is a skill and an art. Our program prepares you to respond to natural and man-made threats and incidents that can involve many different agencies and resources. To become certified as an Emergency Manager through the National Coordinating Council on Emergency Management (NCCEM), you need work experience.
This academic program prepares you for the following careers. All job data is provided by the U.S. Department of Labor.
Emergency Management Directors
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area Average
Projected employment for Florida
Projected Job Openings
With our Emergency Administration and Management A.S. Degree and Certificate you will learn to:
- Write emergency plans that meet local, state and federal guidelines
- Communicate as a crisis advisor
- Solve problems facing response teams
- Planning and executing emergency operations
- Effectively use federal, state and local mitigation programs
- Recover from disasters
- Provide emergency management public education
Emergency Administration and Management Certificate with Financial Aid Eligibility
Effective Beginning Catalog Term: Fall 2023 (625)
The requirements shown below are valid beginning Fall 2023 (625), and may not reflect degree requirements for current students. Current students should visit My SPC and view My Learning Plan to see specific degree requirements for their effective term.
This program is offered as a Fully Online program. Emergency Administration and Management (EAM) is a comprehensive certificate focused on policy, planning, and administration of emergency response teams. This certificate integrates the practical, technical, and communication aspects of emergency management. Program participants will gain an understanding of problems facing response teams, learn to write emergency plans according to state and federal guidelines, and build communications skills as crisis advisors. These courses apply towards the Emergency Administration and Management Associate in Science degree.
A minimum grade of "C" in all Support and Major courses.
- the recommended order in which to take the program courses
- suggested course when more than one option exists
- which semester each course is typically offered
- if the course has a prerequisite
- courses that may lead to a certificate (if offered in the program)
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If you have already started the program,
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Please verify the Academic Pathway lists your correct starting semester.
Florida CIP Code
0743030201 - Emergency Administrator and Manager CCC
Federal CIP Code
43.0302 - Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management.
Continue your education at SPC
Our certificate in Emergency Administration and Management is part of our Homeland Security and Emergency Management Associate in Science Degree. Our A.S. degree transfers to our Public Safety Administration BAS Degree.
PUBLIC SAFETY ADVANCED TRAINING
If you're looking for training as a current public safety professional or need to meet your mandatory training requirements, SPC offers a wide range of public safety Advanced and Short-Term Training.