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Emergency Management, Planning and Administration Online

The 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.
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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 Organizational Leadership 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 Organizational Leadership. Get started.


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.

Emergency Management, Planning & Administration Undergraduate Certificate
Add to your credentials and gain a competitive edge

Digital Badges can be placed on a resume or digital platform such as LinkedIn, to show employers you have the critical capabilities and competencies your role — or the role you seek — requires.

*To earn the Emergency Management, Planning & Administration Badge, participants must complete all five Emergency Management courses.

Verified Knowledge
Badges are a quick and easy way to share verified knowledge and expertise to employers and supervisors
Digital Access
Badges empower earners with 24/7 digital access on resumes, websites, social media and email signatures
Competitive Advantage
Badges provide a competitive advantage and a way for you to differentiate from other job candidates

Who 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)