Disaster and Emergency Management
Gain the knowledge and abilities necessary for a career in emergency management, where you will aid in the mitigation of, preparation for, response to, and recovery from disasters and emergencies.
The Disaster and Emergency Management program provides students with the academic knowledge and technical skills necessary to aid in the prevention, mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery from regional and global disasters and emergencies. Students learn to apply key concepts, methodologies and strategies used by emergency management professionals, and apply them to complex real-life challenges.
Faculty: Liberal Arts and Professional Studies
Degree: Bachelor of Disaster and Emergency Management (BDEM)
Degree Options: Double Major, Minor, Single Major, Specialized
3, 4 yrs
Our Disaster and Emergency Management program provides you with an opportunity to experience exciting and rewarding careers both in Canada and overseas. With an increasing demand for disaster and emergency managers, coordinators, consultants and business continuity experts, our program will prepare you for a wide variety of roles in this expanding field.
|Disaster Recovery Coordinator||Disaster Risk Specialist||Emergency Management Consultant|
|Emergency Management Coordinator||Emergency Preparedness Coordinator||Emergency Response Officer|
|Emergency Services Planning Director||Emergency Services System Director||Emergency Systems Specialist|
|Incident Commander||International Development Worker||Public Safety Professional|