Graduate Certificate in Emergency Management

Jacksonville State University offers a Certificate in Emergency Management, designed for emergency managers or those who desire to expand their knowledge base, yet do not wish to pursue a formal master's at this time. Individuals must have a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution to be eligible to enter the certificate program.

EM Curriculum

EM 505 Foundations in Emergency Management 3 hours
EM 525 Damage Recovery 3 hours
EM 540 Hazard Mitigation 3 hours
EM 545 Emergency Preparedness 3 hours
EM 555 Disaster Response 3 hours

Distance Learning

JSU is uniquely qualified to meet your distance learning needs. A pioneer in the field, approximately 1,000 of JSU's student body of 8,500 students are pursuing course work via distance learning. Students are not required to attend any sessions on campus. For more information, contact Jacksonville State University's Department of Emergency Management at: 

Advisement & Registration

Advisement is required for all students accepted into the program. If considering application to the Emergency Management Certificate program, contact:

Ms. Denise DaSilva at 256-782-8262 or 800-231-JAX1

For information on admission to JSU's graduate school, contact Graduate Studies at:

Phone: 256-782-5348 or 800-231-JAX1
Graduate Studies Website

Graduate Certificate Program Disclosures