Emergency Management & Homeland Security

Think fast on your feet and put your talent to the test.

When disaster strikes, emergency management professionals are ready to serve and protect.

From designing strategic action plans to implementing a coordinated response during an emergency, you’ll learn proven methods for success. Whether you study on campus or online, both bachelor-level programs are designed to prepare graduates for diverse positions across public and private industries.

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Emergency Management & Homeland Security (B.S.)

From prevention to planned response strategies, you'll learn how to take the lead when your community needs you most. 

Emergency Management & Homeland Security (B.S.) Online

This online degree option follows the same rigorous curriculum as the on-campus program. All students, no matter their residency, receive in-state tuition. 

Minors & Immersions

Pair a minor with any bachelor's degree, or an immersion with any bachelor's or associate's degree.

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Undergraduate Open House

Saturday, February 24 8:30 AM - 3 PM

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Undergraduate Open House

Sunday, April 7 8:30 AM - 3 PM

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Penn College News

Penn College offers perfect mix for grateful student-athlete

We're halfway through the 2023 "Give Thanks, Paw It Forward" initiative, overseen annually by the College Relations Office, offering a third iteration of a message that never goes out of fashion. Lend an ear to Colten C.B. Hajicek, an emergency management & homeland security student from Redmond, Washington, who found a cross-country home in his academic major and a family on the Wildcat lacrosse team.


Hundreds attend CAP Cadet Conference at college

Nearly 300 personnel from the New York and Pennsylvania Wings of the Civil Air Patrol gathered for a cadet conference earlier this month at Pennsylvania College of Technology. Ages 12 to 18, the CAP cadets were given the opportunity to explore the following tracks: Emergency Services, Aerospace Mechanics, Aerospace Education, Leadership and Medical Services.


CAP cadets experience real world during STEM Academy visit

Penn College recently hosted 20 members of the Pennsylvania Wing Civil Air Patrol's STEM Academy, who saw firsthand how those interested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics can follow seamless pathways to satisfying professions.