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Emergency Management

Emergency Management.

A challenging career that really makes a difference! A Major in Emergency Management gives you a great start to a rewarding career helping communities big and small plan for, deal with, and minimize the effects of emergencies.

Possible Careers

  • Local, State, or Federal Government
  • Private Business
  • Coordinating Volunteer Organizations
  • International
  • Humanitarian & Relief Agencies
  • Consulting
Why Choose Emergency Management at WIU?

The Emergency Management degree program in the Department of Health Sciences prepares students through rigorous training in:

  • Appropriate planning, resource allocation, & coordination of disaster/emergency response
  • Dissemination of information & training of constituent groups
  • Delivering detailed emergency plans & procedures for natural (e.g., tornadoes, floods, earthquakes, hurricanes), technological (e.g., hazardous materials spills, nuclear power plant emergencies) disasters, and bio-terrorism situations

At A Glance

  • Degree Available: Bachelor of Science
  • Minor Available? Yes
  • Graduate Degree Available? No
  • Campus: Macomb
  • Study Opportunities: GradTrac, Honors

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