2012-2013 Catalog 
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2012-2013 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Emergency Management - Certificate

PGM Code – 966C

Program Description The Emergency Management Certificate was developed due to the high demand for trained professionals in the multi-discipline and comprehensive field. This certificate program provides education and training for individuals currently working in the fields of business operations, private sector, security, facilities, emergency management, risk or crisis management and for students desiring to work in private sector business operations, emergency planning, preparedness, program analysis or management for community, voluntary agencies, educational, healthcare institutions or other entities that have a role in disaster response and recovering including local, state, tribal,  and federal government.

Common Course Numbering  Please refer to www.edcc.edu/ccn for more information.

Credit/Grade Requirements This Certificate is awarded upon completion of a minimum of 44 credits in Core Requirements and Required Electives outlined on the program requirement sheet. A minimum of 30 credits or one-third of the required credits, whichever is less, must be earned at Edmonds Community College. Students are required to maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 in all college-level courses.

Students Are Advised To

  • Plan their schedule several quarters in advance in order to accommodate courses that are offered only once or twice a year,
  • Review the college catalog for required course prerequisites and include these in schedule planning, and
  • Communicate with a faculty adviser.

Graduation Application A completed Graduation Application form must be submitted to Enrollment Services by the 10th day of the quarter in which the student expects to graduate. Forms are available online or at Enrollment Services located in Lynnwood Hall. Note applications for summer quarter are due by the 8th day of the quarter.

College Resources
College Website | www.edcc.edu
How to Enroll | www.edcc.edu/es
Transfer Center | www.edcc.edu/transfer
College Bookstore | www.edcc.edu/bookstore
Advising Appointments | 425.640.1458

Please contact
Health and Human Services Division| hhs@edcc.edu | 425.640.1712

Department website
Emergency Management | www.edcc.edu/emergency

Gainful Employment
Gainful employment information  is available for this program.

Advising Note

This program requirement sheet is not a substitute for meeting with an academic adviser. Meeting the requirements to graduate with an Edmonds Community College certificate or degree is ultimately the responsibility of the student.

Program Requirements Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Program Requirements for this degree, students will be able to:
  • Describe, explain, and analyze the different phases in Emergency Management: Prevention, Mitigation, Preparedness, Response, and Recovery.
  • Describe how to integrate, coordinate and collaborate with communities, agencies, and emergency-management teams in order to facilitate crisis prevention, emergency management, continuity of operations and problem solving.
  • Identify and describe the psychological and social impact of natural and man-made disasters.
  • Describe and explain the critical guidelines, regulations and systems utilized in the different phases of emergency management.
  • Explain the use of professional tools and guidelines to conduct rapid-needs assessment of trained and voluntary responders to develop competency- based criteria for training and exercise objectives.

II. Program Electives (9-11 credits minimum)

Select from the following courses to complete the required credits for the certificate.  Students planning to complete the Emergency Management and Business Continuity Associate in Applied Science-T Degree  should take the courses marked with an asterisk (*).  Other courses from Allied Health, Business or Computer Information Technology may apply.

Program Electives Learning Outcome

Students will demonstrate the following Learning Outcome from Program Elective courses:

Demonstrate a breadth or depth of knowledge and skill, according to the students’ independent selection of degree elective courses or according to the program’s specialized areas of focus.


Adviser’s Signature and Date

Dean’s Signature and Date

Eff: summer 2012  |  Rev: 06/12