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Graduate Certificate in Emergency Management

  • Graduate Certificate

Emergency management focuses on the organisation of communities following disasters, including how to: respond survive rebuild social structures and infrastructure sustain and preserve life. It also introduces you to incident command systems, leadership and communication.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Certificate
Duration
0.5 year full-time
Study Mode
Online

About this course

Emergency management focuses on the organisation of communities following disasters, including how to:

  • respond
  • survive
  • rebuild social structures and infrastructure
  • sustain and preserve life.

Massey's Graduate Certificate in Emergency Management gives you an introduction to emergency management concepts. It also introduces you to incident command systems, leadership and communication.

You can choose from a wide range of elective courses to target your professional development requirements and personal interests.

Entry requirements

To enter the Graduate Certificate in Emergency Management programme you will:

  • have been awarded or qualified for a bachelor's degree or equivalent, or another approved qualification
  • have completed at least one year of emergency management-related experience.

You will provide verified copies of all academic transcripts for studies taken at all universities other than Massey University.

Study locations

Online

Career pathways

Our graduates normally find positions as mid-to-senior level managers in roles such as:

  • public and private sector civil defence and emergency management staff
  • lifeline utility professionals
  • fire, ambulance and defence services staff
  • health services professionals
  • managers or directors in the civil services
  • policy analysts.

Credit for prior study or work

For information on prior learning, exemptions and transfer of credit or other questions:

  • review the Recognition of Prior Learning regulations
  • contact us through the Enquire button on this page.