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Emergency Management & Homeland Security Overview

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February 13

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

8–8:04 AM

A wide variety of rewarding career options await graduates of Pennsylvania College of Technology's emergency management program. The bachelor's degree prepares students for management positions in government, public health, health care agencies, and a broad of industries where planning for potential emergencies is paramount. The major is also a valuable career avenue for first responders who wish to move into an administrative role.


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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. 

Emergency Management (B.S.) & Paramedic Science (A.A.S.)

Dual Degree Option

With a dual degree in Paramedic Science and Emergency Management, you’ll be primed to serve as a first responder, take the lead in emergency management, or blaze a career path that combines the two.


Supplement your degree with up to two minors. 


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