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Emergency Management

  • Main organization:Akron University. Summit College, Department of Public Service Technology
  • Type:University programme
  • Level:Bachelor
  • Degree/Diploma/Certificate:Bachelor of Science.
  • Geographical coverage:Global
  • City:Akron, Ohio. USA.
  • Contact:Ms. Stacy Willett, Associate Professor
    Department of Public Service Technology, Summit College
    Akron University
    Polsky Building, Rm. 301,
    Akron, Ohio 44325-6501, USA
    Tel: +1 330-972-8317, 330-972-7221
    Fax: +1 330-972-6952
    E-mail: smuffet@uakron.edu
  • Frequency:Annual
  • Language:English.
  • Duration:4 years.

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The programme is designed for Students who have completed academic work in fire protection, criminal justice, community services, environmental health and safety or other related areas to enter the field of emergency management and acquire specialized knowledge in emergency management planning, mitigation, response and recovery from natural or technological disasters. The programme enables students to enter and advance in the field of emergency management through the acquisition of specialized knowledge of disaster planning, preparedness, emergency response, mitigation and recovery. As a “Step-Up” degree, it is build upon strong technical programs. Service learning is incorporated in course work and joint projects with Government & non Government agencies.

Subject Areas

Emergency management, Environmental geography, Environmental geology, Disaster victims, Casualties and recovery, Natural science, Physical education.

Target Audience

University students.

Admission Requirement

All applicants from Ohio must have graduated from an Ohio high school or received a GED. Applicants under 21 also must submit a College Prep Form, ACT or SAT results, and transcripts from any postsecondary coursework. Out-of-state candidates will be admitted on the basis of their high school record and ACT or SAT test scores. For more information please see admission requirement section.

Application Procedure

Students can apply online at Online Admission Application or request a hard-copy application at Request Information. Along with duly filled application form SAT / ACT scores & required supplementary documents are to be submitted. For additional information, please contact the Office of Admissions at 330-972-7077 or 1-800-655-4884 or e-mail admissions@uakron.edu. International students can find more information at international student section.


Several scholarship, grant or loans available for domestic students. The New Undergraduate International Student Award is a available for international students.

Tuition and Cost

Tuition and costs depend on the course load / credits per semester.

Deadline for application

15 October 2007 for Spring Semester.


  • Themes:Environment

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/783

Last updated

11 Oct 2007

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