Emergency Planning and Management Concentration - S0140

42 Credits

The Public Administration concentration in Emergency Planning and Management prepares students to play a key role in community, state, and federal planning and response to natural disasters and manmade emergencies. Students gain a solid background in multi-agency incident command, emergency services public policy, emergency planning, administrative law, and public finance. This program prepares students to work with local fire departments, county and state emergency response teams, and federal homeland security initiatives.

Refer to General Education Requirements for additional requirements.

Degree Requirements

Core Courses - 42 credits

PAD 3003Intro to Public Administration

3 credits

PAD 3104Organizational Behavior and Administration

3 credits

FES 3803Multi-Agency Incident Command

3 credits

DSC 3079Foundations of Public Safety

3 credits

DSC 3215Emergency Planning

3 credits

DSC 4931Contemporary Issues in Public Safety

3 credits

PAD 3223Public Budgeting and Finance

3 credits

PAD 3034Policy Development and Implementation

3 credits

PAD 4046Values, Ethics, and Conflict Resolution

3 credits

DSC 4218Emergency Planning II

3 credits

PAD 4603Administrative Law for Public Administrators

3 credits

FES 3003Emergency Services Public Policy

3 credits

PAD 4879Capstone in Public Administration

3 credits

PAD 4414Public Personnel Management

3 credits