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Disaster Medicine and Management

  • Main organization:Philadelphia University. School of Health and Sciences
  • Type:Online courses
  • Level:Certificate/Diploma
  • Degree/Diploma/Certificate:Masters Certificate
  • Geographical coverage:Global
  • City:Philadelphia, USA.
  • Contact:Dr. Jean B. Will, Program Director
    School of Health and Sciences, Philadelphia University
    School House Lane & Henry Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19144-5497
    Tel: 215-951-2943
    Fax: 215 -951-2907
    E-mail: gradadm@PhilaU.edu
  • Frequency:Annual
  • Language:English.
  • Duration:1 year.

Programme Website



The programme is structured to appeal to medical, public-safety and defence professionals working in the public and private sectors. The programme is conveniently offered in a flexible, distance learning format that involves a one-week summer, intensive, on-campus experience that includes role-playing seminars, disaster drills and a table-top exercise. The certificate program is meant for professionals looking for a less intensive educational experience. Ten courses will be offered entirely in a distance-learning format. Students will be required to attend one 5-day, on-campus, summer seminar that will include live lectures, hands-on-skills labs, role-playing seminars, disaster drills and a table-top exercise.

Subject Areas

Disaster medicine, Disaster management, Disaster emergency planning.

Target Audience

Disaster management professionals.

Admission Requirement

A bachelor’s degree, admission to the programme will be based on undergraduate GPA and relevant work experience. International student can find more information at international student section.

Application Procedure

Applications to the programme should be submitted to the Philadelphia University Office of Graduate Admissions. Applicants are required to submit their Official undergraduate transcripts or Official graduate transcripts (if applicable). Applications can be submitted online or in print form. International student can find more information at international student section.


Financial aid is available in the form of loans.

Tuition and Cost

USD 746.00 per credit. For details please see annual expenses section.

Deadline for application

Please consult university home page.


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Last updated

15 Oct 2007

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