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Become a Leader in Emergency Management & Resilience Planning Heading link

The University of Illinois at Chicago’s Emergency Management & Resilience Planning (EMRP) certificate program is taught by renowned industry experts and prepares professionals to lead their organization or facility through various emergency response and preparedness requirements. The EMRP program is comprised of four 100% online graduate-level courses that can be completed in as few as three semesters.

The EMRP program is a graduate-level School of Public Health program that offers leadership training in:

  • Communications Management
  • Continuity Planning
  • Crisis Management
  • Emergency Operations Management
  • Hazard Vulnerability Analysis
  • Information Systems
  • Organizational Crisis Response
  • Risk Management
  • Strategic Planning

“We’re trying to understand what resources they have, and then from there, we’re going make suggestions on which parts of their programs could be more robust, whether it’s officer training, behavioral interventions from school environment specialists or better technology for reporting,” Apostolis Sambanis, Director of curriculum and programming.

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The EMRP courses fulfill some of the required training contact hours for the certified emergency management certifications, AEM®/CEM® through the International Association of Emergency Managers.

Apostolis Sambanis, PhD  |  Director of Curriculum

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