Emergency Management Applications (EMA)

The Emergency Management program stresses the fundamental skills of emergency management while providing interdisciplinary study covering the related skills and practices of emergency planning and leadership. The main purpose of the program is to cover the needs of emergency management professionals, addressing the various aspects of natural and human caused disasters. Graduates will have a knowledge-based approach to strategically plan for disaster prevention, reduction, response, and recovery. The target audience for the degree are those working in, or those desiring to work in, emergency management or related fields such as fire protection, law enforcement, emergency medical fields, environmental health and safety, and others including, but not limited to, the private sector.


 
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 Degree: AAS in Emergency Management Applications

Associate of Applied Science Degrees:

AAS in Emergency Management Applications

The Emergency Management program stresses the fundamental skills of emergency management while providing interdisciplinary study covering the related skills and practices of emergency planning and leadership. The main purpose of the program is to cover the needs of emergency management professionals, addressing the various aspects of natural and human caused disasters. Graduates will have a knowledge-based approach to strategically plan for disaster prevention, reduction, response, and recovery. The target audience for the degree are those working in, or those desiring to work in, emergency management or related fields such as fire protection, law enforcement, emergency medical fields, environmental health and safety, and others including, but not limited to, the private sector.


 Faculty Directory
Name and Title Email
Kenneth Krebbs, Director Fire Science 717-7924; Kenneth.Krebbs@yc.edu
Dan Elliott, Adjunct Faculty DELLIOTT@instructor.yc.edu
Denny Foulk, Adjunct Faculty dfoulk@instructor.yc.edu
Brian Murphy, Adjunct Faculty bmurphy6@instructor.yc.edu
Jeff Passantino, Adjunct Faculty jpassant@instructor.yc.edu
Ronald Sauntman, Adjunct Faculty rsaunt01@instructor.yc.edu
William Schulz, Adunct Faculty wschulz1@instructor.yc.edu

 Employment Data

From the United States Department of Labor - Bureau of Labor:

Job Description (just a few examples)

11-9161 Emergency Management Directors

Plan and direct disaster response or crisis management activities, provide disaster preparedness training, and prepare emergency plans and procedures for natural (e.g., hurricanes, floods, earthquakes), wartime, or technological (e.g., nuclear power plant emergencies or hazardous materials spills) disasters or hostage situations.

13-1061 Emergency Management Specialists

Coordinate disaster response or crisis management activities, provide disaster preparedness training, and prepare emergency plans and procedures for natural (e.g., hurricanes, floods, earthquakes), wartime, or technological (e.g., nuclear power plant emergencies, hazardous materials spills) disasters or hostage situations.


Other Related Fields (just a few examples)



 Facilities and Features

All classes online - can be worked around your busy schedule.

Contact Information

Kenneth Krebbs