Graduate Certificate in Public Health Preparedness: Disaster and Bioterrorism
By completing Penn State’s online public health preparedness certificate you are demonstrating your initiative to obtain the knowledge and skills needed to prevent, mitigate, and respond to natural and man-made disasters. This high-quality, graduate-level program can provide you with an excellent education if you want to enter or advance in the field of homeland security.
Successful completion of the certificate can provide a fundamental understanding of:
the principles of hazard analysis and incident management
disaster readiness planning and coordination
critical infrastructure protection against disaster and terrorist emergencies
the political, legal, psychological, and social aspects of terrorism and natural disasters
Penn State is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).