The George Washington University

School of Engineering and Applied Science

Emergency Management & Public Health

Address:

Phillips Hall, Room 107, 801 22nd Street, N.W.

Funger Hall, Suite 301

20052

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Emergency Management & Public Health

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The graduate certificate in Homeland Security Emergency Preparedness and Response is an 18-credit-hour (6 course) graduate certificate program designed to provide an interdisciplinary graduate education for persons engaged in or seeking professional careers in crisis, disaster, and emergency management and/or public health in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. The graduate certificate in Homeland Security Emergency Preparedness and Response is an 18-credit-hour (6 course) graduate certificate program designed to provide an interdisciplinary graduate education for persons engaged in or seeking professional careers in crisis, disaster, and emergency management and/or public health in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. The certificate is offered by The George Washington University (GW) Department of Engineering Management and Systems Engineering, supported by the GW Institute for Crisis, Disaster, and Risk Management (ICDRM). Courses are offered in the evening hours at GW’s Main Campus in Foggy Bottom, Washington, DC. Currently, all courses are offered in the traditional classroom mode, one evening per week per course, over an academic semester. Distance education courses are not available. The graduate certificate in Emergency Management and Public Health requires completion of four core courses: -EMSE 232 - Crisis and Emergency Management -EMSE 239 - Medical and Public Health Emergency Management -PubH 203 - Principles and Practices of Epidemiology -PubH 202 - Biostatistical Applications for Public Health It also requires four additional Crisis, Emergency, and Risk Management concentration courses as listed on the ICDRM web site. The six courses in the graduate certificate program (completed with a grade of B or better) can be applied toward a master’s of science degree in engineering management upon application and acceptance to a degree program by the School of Engineering and Applied Science. Please see the ICDRM Web Site for the most current information concerning program requirements, course descriptions, and application procedures and forms.

Accreditation:

Middle States

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: The Office of Student Financial Assistance offers financial aid in the form of Federal Stafford Loans and alternative loans to graduate students seeking to finance their graduate educations.

Locale: Large City

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