Emergency Management for Professionals Certificate Program: FAQ
- What is emergency management?
Emergency Management protects communities by coordinating and integrating all activities necessary to build, sustain, and improve the capability to mitigate against, prepare for, respond to, and recover from threatened or actual natural disasters, acts of terrorism, or other man-made disasters.
- How does emergency management apply in my life?
- Business: Continuity of operations, logistics and supply chain security
- Education: How does our school prepare for active shooter events?
- Psychology: Mass trauma care in a disaster
- Engineering: Disaster resilient buildings and infrastructure
- Computer Science: Cyber Security and critical Infrastructure
- Home Preparedness: Is your family prepared for a disaster?
- Environmental Studies: What is the next weather disaster?
- Religious Studies: Ministering to all faiths in a disaster
- How much does the program cost?
The program is a 4-credit course, with tuition set at $620/credit. The total cost for the program is $2,480. Students will not have to purchase any additional textbooks for this course, as all course material will be provided. No federal financial aid is available.
- Is class online or in person?
This class runs online, but has 6 days in the summer where students will come on campus for full-day sessions. These days are:
- May 21st
- June 4th
- June 18th
- July 16th
- August 6th
- August 7th
- Do I get official college credit?
Yes, this is a 4-credit course. If you would like to order an official transcript, please visit www.smcvt.edu/transcripts. All credit is transferable at the discretion of the receiving institution.
- Do I get a certificate?
Yes. Upon completion of the program, students will receive a Saint Michael’s College certificate indicating the successful completion of the program.