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Graduate Engineering Risk and Emergency Management

College of Engineering

Risk assessment and emergency management for engineered systems are essential evaluation and planning tools for any organization with exposure to technical and natural hazards. Developing anticipator assessments enables the private and public entity to save time, money and the health and safety of employees or a population by identifying hazard exposures so that each can managed relative to the risk that each represents. The Engineering Risk and Emergency Management Certificate is earned through four 3-credit courses that cover a range of materials ranging from principles of emergency management, environmental risk assessments and impacts statements, tools for risk assessment, decision management processes and applying a risk perspectives to fields such as costs estimating.

Study Method: Online and optional evening in-class sessions
Terms: Accelerated, 11 weeks
Coursework: 12 credits

Admission Requirements

A baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution of higher education with a grade point average (GPA) of at least a 3.0 (B) is typically required for admission to a graduate certificate program. Applicants with a GPA below a 3.0 will be considered on a case-by-case basis. The Engineering Certificate programs require a baccalaureate degree in engineering, or a closely related field.