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Associate in Arts in Emergency Management

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A.A. in Emergency Management
Waldorf’s A.A. in Emergency Management degree provides foundational knowledge and initial exposure to the Emergency Management field. Learners explore a variety of areas within the discipline, including the four phases of emergency management, terrorism in emergency management, as well as interagency disaster management. This degree program is designed for students seeking entry-level exposure to the emergency management field, as well as for professionals in industries such as fire science, homeland security, and EMT administration who are seeking to bolster their emergency management background.

Option to Continue Towards a Bachelor’s Degree
For students who may wish to pursue a bachelor’s degree in the future, the associate degree program is designed to prepare for entry into Waldorf’s bachelor’s degree programs with upper division standing. The coursework in this A.A. degree program is designed to coordinate with Waldorf’s B.A. in Emergency Management or the B.A. in Homeland Security.

Estimated time to complete the Associate of Arts program is two years with full-time enrollment.

  Credit Hours
General Education Core Requirements 48
Major Requirements 12

Prefix Number Course Credit Hours
EMG 3001 Disaster Mitigation and Preparedness 3
EMG 3002 Disaster Response and Recovery 3
EMG 3100 Terrorism in Emergency Management 3
EMG 4001 Interagency Disaster Management 3
Professional Electives 48
Grand Total:   60