Emergency services professionals work alongside all areas of the government including fire stations, hospitals, police departments, nonprofits and other vital emergency preparedness organizations to develop, execute and coordinate emergency preparedness plans before, during and after a crisis.
Whether the crisis is a natural or a man-made disaster, emergencies can happen unexpectedly. Through CSU’s online emergency services management coursework, emergency managers are taught best practices for dealing with different types of disasters, specific leadership skills for ensuring safety of their team and civilians, disaster plan development and ways to prevent excessive damages.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the employment of emergency management directors is expected to grow 6 percent between 2014 and 2024.
CSU's master's in emergency services management is a board-approved program by the Institute for Safety and Health Management (ISHM). CSU offers educational opportunities in emergency services, including: