Emergency Management CycleThe problems facing today’s emergency management professionals are complex and multifaceted. The next generation of emergency professionals will require high levels of competencies in operational expertise, academic credentials, response protocols, critical analysis skills, policy and strategic planning.

UW-Green Bay’s online bachelor’s degree with an Emphasis in Emergency Management, Planning and Administration offers a comprehensive program of study covering the core elements of the cycle of emergency management. This program is applicable to all professions.
 

Are you interested in applying for an Emergency Management program?

Contact an advisor at 920-465-2111 or uwgb@uwgb.edu.


 

Two Great Online Program Options

Bachelor’s Degree

with an Emphasis in Emergency Management, Planning and Administration

UW-Green Bay offers a bachelor’s degree in Integrative Leadership Studies with an Emphasis in Emergency Management. Earn your degree online in as little as two years, while automatically earning the Emergency Management Certificate from UW-Green Bay’s Division of Continuing Education and Community Engagement.

If you have an applied associate degree from any Wisconsin Technical College System campus or other regionally-accredited institution, students can transfer in a minimum of 60 credits into the University’s Bachelor of Applied Studies degree in Integrative Leadership Studies. Get started.
 

Certificate

in Emergency Management, Planning and Administration

The Certificate in Emergency Management, Planning and Administration is a 15-credit online certificate program can be taken for undergraduate or graduate credit. Students seeking undergraduate credit must be a graduate of a recognized high school or have a high school equivalency diploma. Graduate credit can be earned for students with a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution.

The certificate option is ideal for those not interested in earning a bachelor’s degree, or those who already hold a bachelor’s degree but still seek a new credential in Emergency Management. Learn more and register for upcoming courses.


 

Storm Damaged Trees from a Natural Disaster PhotoCourses Needed by Today’s Emergency Management Professionals

 

 

Mock Community Disaster Exercise PhotoWho should enroll?

Courses offered in the Emergency Management, Planning and Administration online program are designed for those already in the profession and those pursuing a career in the field. These include but are not limited to:

  • Public safety personnel (emergency management, airport personnel, fire and police)
  • General public sector managers (responsible for emergency management)
  • Industrial emergency responders (fire and hazardous materials)
  • Institutional emergency planners (schools, hospitals and prisons)
  • Environmental professionals (DNR and forestry)
  • Business continuity planners (banking, manufacturing, insurance and corporations)