Emergency Management and Continuity Planning Overview
Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences offers an on-line certificate in Emergency Management and Continuity Planning (EMCP). The EMCP certificate emphasizes training in the following areas:
- Communications Management
- Continuity Planning
- Crisis Management
- Emergency Operations Management
- Information Systems
- Organizational Crisis Response
- Risk Management
- Strategic Planning
This certificate program is directed toward the needs of both public and corporate personnel working on emergency preparedness, disaster management and recovery. The EMCP online certificate program consists of five graduate level courses, and is presented as a cooperative effort between the UIC School of Public Health and the UIC College of Business Administration.
Along with UIC faculty, contributors include staff from Argonne National Laboratory and practicing professionals in corporate business continuity planning and public health. All courses can be applied toward a masters degree in Public Health (MPH) upon acceptance.