UIC Online: University of Illinois at Chicago

Program Information

Emergency Management and Continuity Planning Certificate

The Emergency Management and Continuity Planning Campus Certificate provides core competencies in:

  • The analysis of public health and corporate risk and vulnerabilities due to natural or man made disasters.
  • The formulation of strategic and operational plans to respond to disasters.
  • Organizational and resource assessment of corporate and public sector response plans.
The program takes approximately one year to complete and is directed toward the needs of both public and corporate personnel working in the area of disaster management and recovery.

The online certificate program consists of sixteen hours of graduate level courses and is presented as a cooperative effort between the University of Illinois School of Public Health and the UIC College of Business Administration. Faculty contributing to the program also include staff from Argonne National Laboratory and practicing professionals from the corporate business world.


School of Public Health

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Total Required Hrs:

16 credit hours

Contact Name:

Ed Zordani

Contact Phone:

(312) 996-8856

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