Emergency & Disaster Management



Next: Jan. 9 and May 29, 2023

Become an Environmental, Health & Safety Leader.

The University of Findlay’s Emergency and Disaster Management Certificate prepares professionals and community members to help citizens and businesses to recover from any sort of disaster.

This certificate is ideal for:

  • Professionals who work in industries surrounding emergency operations who are looking to increase their engagement and responsibility in the field
  • People who want to be prepared for natural or manmade disasters in order to protect themselves, their family, and their businesses
  • City and County officials and employees who will be directly engaged in the event of a disaster
  • Nonprofit services who aim to serve the community in times of need

The certificate can be completed in as little as tw0 semesters, and the courses in the certificate program can be applied to the Masters of Science in Environmental, Health and Safety Management if students decide to complete their master’s degree later.

The graduate-level Environmental, Safety and Health Management Program is one of nine programs in the countries accredited by the National Environmental Health, Science, and Protection Accreditation Council.

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    $675/credit hour x 15 credit hours = $10,125 total tuition cost

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    Complete in Two Semesters (Full-Time)

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    Accredited by the National Environmental Health, Science, and Protection Accreditation Council.

    One of only nine programs in the country accredited by the National Environmental Health, Science, and Protection Accreditation Council

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    Courses can also be applied to Master's of Environmental, Health and Safety Management

    Grow professionally while earning credit toward your master’s degree. Certificates are available in Emergency & Disaster Management, Environmental Management, Occupational Health and Safety.

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    Learn with the Professionals at Findlay's All Hazards Training Center

    Gain expertise from and network with All Hazards Training Center, the nation’s leader in the development and delivery of customized environmental, health, and safety training programs.

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
  • Official transcript conferring a bachelor’s degree (for master-level programs) or graduate degree (for doctoral-level programs) earned.
  • Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Students who have a 2.50 cumulative undergraduate grade point average may be considered for conditional admission.
  • Taken two courses in biology, or complete ENVM 503.
  • Taken two courses in chemistry, or complete ENVM 504.
  • Complete the Graduate Record Examination (GRE), and obtain at least the 35th percentile or complete ENVM 502.

Students whose native language is not English and who have not graduated from an English speaking university in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland or Canada must meet the previously listed admissions conditions, plus submit an English language test score.  Students will be either directly admitted or conditionally admitted based on their English language test score.  Visit the International Admissions website for more information.

Select Five of the Following Courses = 15 Total Credit Hours

ENVM 510 | Environmental Health and Epidemiology

ENVM 560 | Disaster and Emergency Management

ENVM 570 | Applied Safety Management

ENVM 585 | Water & Wasterwater Treatment

ENVM 590 | Air Pollution Control

ENVM 660 | Disaster Management: Vulnerability and Threat Assessment

ENVM 661 | Disaster Management: Incident Command and Response

ENVM 662 | Disaster Management: Business Continuity and Asset Protection

ENVM 642 | Instructing the Adult Learner

Preparing You For an In-Demand Job Market

Health Safety and Environmental Manager

Environment, Health, Safety & Security Manager

Environment, Health, Safety Manager

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