College of DuPage


Criminal Justice 2130: Disaster Management and Response

3 Credit Hours

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The field of homeland secuirity and emergency management is expanding and continues to be an area in which demand for qualified practitioners is growing. The College of DuPage understands the demands some professionals and students have on their lives and provides a convenient online course to assist those with other commitments. If you want to get a job in the field of criminal justice or homeland security, or perhaps pursue a promotion in your current career, an associate degree or certificate will help prepare you.

Disaster Management and Response is one of several courses offered at the College of DuPage to help you get started accomplishing your goals.This particular course introduces students to concepts, theories, principles, programs and requirements of emergency preparedness, governmental planning, practice, exercises, hazard and risk assessment, and team building. Students will also study the relationship of preparedness to response, emergency operations and incident command systems.

Students who register for this course should expect to spend from 3 - 4 hours a week working on their selected reading materials, course assignments and completing online discussions.

Prerequisites: CJ 1145, CJ 1148 (minimum of C grade in either course) or consent of instrcutor. See the Catalog for more information.

For more information about this online course, refer to the Course Summary, refer to COD Online, or contact the instructor.  You may find the instructor’s contact information here: