Drexel University Launches a New Undergraduate Certificate in Emergency Management

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The new online undergraduate certificate teaches individuals the fundamental competencies expected of professionals in the field of emergency management.

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All of our online programs, including our Undergraduate Certificate in Emergency Management are taught by the same world-renowned faculty as our on-campus courses.

Drexel University Online, a leader in online degree programs, has added a new program to its offerings, the online Undergraduate Certificate in Emergency Management from Drexel's Goodwin College of Professional Studies.

The new online Undergraduate Certificate in Emergency Management is designed for entry-level or mid-career professionals in emergency management, both in public and private sectors. The curriculum is mapped to the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMAs) comprehensive emergency management system of preparedness, protection, response, recovery and mitigation. Upon completion of the certificate program, students will have formed an in-depth understanding of how to create effective emergency plans.

Credits from this program may be applied toward a Drexel bachelor's degree program.

Similar to Drexel's other online degree programs, this fully-accredited Undergraduate Certificate in Emergency Management is offered entirely online, and is intended for working professionals Students can learn anytime and anywhere with 24/7 online access to class materials, group discussion, instructor feedback and exams. With Drexel University's online degree programs and certificates, students earn the exact same degree as on campus. Drexel is ranked as one of the nation's most innovative universities by U.S. News & World Report.

"We're very proud to offer our students the outstanding Drexel curriculum within this convenient online format," said Dr. Kenneth Hartman, academic director for Drexel University Online. "All of our online programs, including our Undergraduate Certificate in Emergency Management are taught by the same world-renowned faculty as our on-campus courses."

Applications for Drexel's Undergraduate Certificate in Emergency Management are now being accepted for fall 2009. For more information, visit Drexel's online degree website, e-mail info (at) drexel.com, or call (877) 215-0009.

About Drexel University Online:
Drexel University Online, winner of the 21st Century Best Practice Award for Distance Learning from the United States Distance Learning Association, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Drexel University, specializing in innovative, Internet-based distance education programs for working professionals and corporations in the United States and abroad. Drexel University is continually ranked one of the best national doctoral universities by U.S. News & World Report and enjoys regional accreditation by the Middle States Association of Colleges & Secondary Schools. A pioneer in online education, Drexel has offered programs online since 1996. Visit our blog to learn more about our programs and online learning.

Media Contact:
Christine Fagan
215-895-6121
Christine.Fagan (at) drexel.edu

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