Undergraduate Bulletin 2021 - 2022 
    Feb 26, 2024  
Undergraduate Bulletin 2021 - 2022 [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

Disaster & Emergency Management, B.A.

Program Chair: Matthew Collins, Ph.D

Available in the Online Program.

The Columbia College Disaster and Emergency Management program provides a strong educational foundation for work in disaster and emergency management. The program prepares students to be leaders in improving preparedness, building capabilities, and coordinating response and recovery resources in public and private-sector settings.


Student Learning Outcomes:

  1. Students will explain the human, ethical, fiscal, and legal dimensions of emergency management.  
  2. Students will evaluate the consequences of disasters and the utility of emergency plans and measures.  
  3. Students will demonstrate knowledge of resources, response and recovery capabilities, and mitigation measures appropriate for addressing disasters.  
  4. Students will articulate effective leadership roles and responsibilities for effective management of emergency agencies and emergency services organizations, to include ethical and legal responsibilities.  

Disaster and Emergency Management Concentration

21 semester hours in Emergency Management. Required courses are:

Total Credit Hours: 39