Emergency Management Technology
Bachelor of Science Degree (B.S.)
The Emergency Management Technology major prepares students for careers in emergency management and public safety. The curriculum provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the four phases of emergency management, levels of governmental responsibility, policies and procedures influencing coordinated/integrated efforts, and the appropriate roles and requisite skills of an effective emergency manager.
New major effective Fall 2013
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About the curriculum
View the classes you will be attending in the College Catalog.
List of jobs via the College Catalog.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual wage for occupational health and safety specialists was $67,960 in May 2013. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $40,530.The top 10 percent earned more than $98,520.
Industries with the highest published employment for this occupation are:
|Industry||Employment||Hourly mean wage||Annual mean wage|
|Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)||7,040||$36.77||$76,480|
|State Government (OES Designation)||6,220||$28.06||$58,370|
|Local Government (OES Designation)||5,590||$29.76||$61,890|
|Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services||4,870||$33.18||$69,020|
|General Medical and Surgical Hospitals||2,510||$32.15||$66,880|
Statistics reported in May 2013
View general transfer procedures via the College Catalog.
Tools, Uniforms & Supplies
Program supplies and books are available for purchase through The College Store.
Emergency Management Technology Advisory Committee
Advisory committees, which act as recommending bodies to the faculty and administration, consist of in-field professionals who act as partners in the development of curriculum. Their curricular and equipment advice as well as their industry connections and internship opportunities are invaluable to our students and to the growth of our institution.