College of DuPage


Criminal Justice 1148: Emergency Management

3 Credit Hours

Three Paramedics treating an injured person.

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the field of homeland security will experience average growth over the next 5 years. This means that a demand for qualified practitioners will remain fairly steady. 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 homeland security, criminal justice, or pursue a promotion in your current career, an associate degree or certificate will help prepare you.

Emergency Management is one of several courses offered at the College of DuPage to help you get started accomplishing your goals. In this particular course, students will examine theories, principles, and practices of emergency management, including the related processes of mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery. Evolution of emergency management and its practical application within government and private sector will be addressed.

Students who register for this course should expect to spend from 9 - 12 hours a week working on their selected reading materials, course assignments and completing online discussions.

Prerequisites: None

For more information about this online course, contact the instructor. 

Two Firemen putting out a fire.