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Emergency and Disaster Management

Main organization(s): Lynn University, College of Arts and Sciences




This certificate consists of five upper division online courses in emergency and disaster management, totalling 15 credits. An internship course, providing a practical component with a suitable organization, is also offered as an option. The course allows students to examine various emergency management theories, concepts and contemporary practices, thereby providing an understanding of crisis within an intergovernmental framework.

Subject areas

Hazards, Disasters, Emergency management, Social vulnerability, Homeland security, Business and industry crisis management.

Target audience

Disaster management professionals.

Admission Requirement

Students must have completed a high school diploma or GED and must have at least four years of full-time work experience, or must have completed an associate degree and then worked full-time for one year.



Geographical coverage



15 credits.

Application procedure

Completed application form, current resume, personal statement or essay, a letter of recommendation from high school counsellor or teacher, high school transcripts, SAT / ACT scores, Non-refundable USD 35.00 application fee. International students are also required to submit their TOEFL sores. pplications can be submitted online. For further information please see admission section.


Different sources of financial aid are available for domestic and international students, for details please see financial aid section.

Tuition & cost

Subject to change, please consult university home page.

Deadline for application

Subject to change, please consult university home page.


Ms. Pamela Monaco, Dean
College of Arts & Sciences, Lynn University
Freiburger Residence Hall
3601 N Military Trail, Boca Raton, FL. 33431, USA
Tel: +1 561 237 7200, 561 237 7290

Last updated

16 Oct 2007

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  • Type Distance learning
  • Level Bachelor
  • Location Florida, USA.
  • Language English.

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