A Competitive Profession: Emergency Services professions are becoming increasingly competitive as technical advances are made in the field. More than ever, there is a demand for field professionals to further their education and to keep up on the ever-changing roles of administration and management. These are the people behind the scenes of fire companies, emergency medical services and law enforcement agencies. They are called upon for their communication, managerial and analytical skills. They are asked to implement an effective response to natural and human-induced disasters.
Become A Leader: The Emergency Services Administration program provides an understanding of the administration and management of emergency services with emphasis on the roles of emergency management coordinators, specialists and managers. The program also stresses to students the value of their research, communication and writing skills, and their interactions with experts in the field. Understanding the infrastructure of emergency management is crucial to success in the program.
Why administrative skills? It is imperative that students become knowledgeable in administrative principles such as finance, accounting and management. They are asked to employ critical thinking skills and demonstrate strong communications skills. This includes utilizing computers and working effectively in individual and team environments.
This program can be completed in the day or evening, on a full-time or part-time basis.