University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa (UH Mānoa), Department of Urban and Regional Planning's Program on Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance
Disaster management humanitarian assistance graduate certificate
The Department of Urban and Regional Planning's Program on Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance grows out of our commitment to a multidisciplinary approach to planning education which recognizes the important contributions to planning that can be made by the social and natural sciences and by the architectural, public health, social work, and civil engineering professions and emphasizes extensive community involvement.
The DMHA certificate is a 15 credit plus 1 credit (capstone) certificate that provides an academic course of study aimed at building disaster risk reduction competence and professionalism. Combining existing courses across campus that provide disciplinary perspectives on hazards, disasters and risk reduction with focused coursework and seminars in core areas of disaster management and humanitarian assistance results in a rigorous and productive graduate level curriculum. Students graduating with recognized skills in disaster risk reduction will find career opportunities in the public and private sectors, from the local to the international arenas.
To apply for admission, submit the following materials directly to the Graduate Division:
The following are to be submitted directly to the admissions committee of the Department of Urban and Regional Planning. Items 1 and 2 should be submitted by the applicant and item 3 by his/her references:
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04 Feb 2013