2013-2014

Emergency Management, Undergraduate Certificate

Public Administration and Justice Studies

Extended Campuses

A Certificate in Emergency Management allows you to gain an understanding of the phases of emergency management, along with specific information related to Incident Management Systems, Emergency Planning, Homeland Security and Disaster Recovery in Emergency Management.  Whether you are a full-time emergency manager or taking on emergency responsibilities as part of other job duties, the knowledge you gain in this Certificate program provides you with the tools you need to serve as a trained professional working to protect your community from emergency events.

  • To receive an undergraduate certificate (at least 15 units) at Northern Arizona University, you must complete a planned group of courses from one or more subject matter areas with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0.

  • Please be aware that federal financial aid is not available for some certificates, if the certificate is pursued and completed as a stand-alone certificate (i.e., not completed concurrently with a degree program).  See the “Details” tab for additional information.

In addition to University Requirements:

  • Complete individual plan requirements.

Please note that students may be able to use some courses to meet more than one requirement. Contact your advisor for details.

Minimum Units for Completion 18

Certificate Requirements
  • Take the following 18 units:

    To pursue this certificate, you must be enrolled as a degree-seeking student at NAU.

    Students in the Interdisciplinary Studies or Applied Sciences-Emergency Management degree program may not elect to complete the Certificate in Emergency Management.

  • Be aware that some courses may have prerequisites that you must also take. For prerequisite information click on the course or see your advisor.