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Emergency Management & Homeland Security

Emergency Management Degrees Online - Homeland Security Training Program OverviewProgram DetailsWhy Choose Franklin

Course Descriptions

Major Area

Get an in-depth view of the courses that provide the knowledge and skills you’ll need to make an impact within your chosen field.

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Professional Core

Take a detailed look at courses that build upon your general education knowledge, and help to prepare you for major area coursework.

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Curriculum

Emergency Management & Homeland Security - Bachelor of Science Degree

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Build well-rounded skills and learn the industry specific knowledge you will need to be successful in your career.

Emergency Management & Homeland Security - Subsequent Bachelor of Science Degree

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Looking to earn an additional bachelor’s degree? A subsequent degree is specifically designed for students who have already completed a bachelor's degree or higher.

Meet Your Faculty

From the board room to the classroom

Each Franklin program is designed with the ongoing input of industry experts to ensure you gain respected and relevant knowledge that can be applied instantly in the workplace.

Redd Branner

Redd Branner - Program Chair

Dr. Branner has experience in a number of fields, including public, business, and fire administration, as well as fire science, homeland security, and operations management. He is a decorated, 21-year active-duty veteran of the United States Air Force who served in operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. He also oversaw care provided to thousands of Hurricane Katrina evacuees in Texas.

Program Outcomes

  • Apply principles of leadership, basic accounting, fiscal management, and budgeting in support of the leadership and vision of appropriate intergovernmental, interagency, and interdisciplinary Emergency Management & Homeland Security agencies
  • Compare and contrast the similarities and differences between the roles of managers and leaders in intergovernmental, interagency, and interdisciplinary Emergency Management & Homeland Security agencies
  • Apply basic management skills of planning, organizing, staffing, directing, coordinating, managing change, and decision making within appropriate intergovernmental, interagency, and interdisciplinary Emergency Management & Homeland Security agencies
  • Apply critical thinking, reasoning, and analytical skills required for ethical decision making and problem solving in intergovernmental, interagency, and interdisciplinary Emergency Management & Homeland Security agencies
  • Apply appropriate ethical principles, laws, and human relations skills to all applicable areas of operations in intergovernmental, interagency, and interdisciplinary Emergency Management & Homeland Security agencies
  • Demonstrate the ability to make optimal use of available assets, resources, communication, and evolving technology to successfully administer Emergency Management & Homeland Security operations and projects in intergovernmental, interagency, and interdisciplinary Emergency Management & Homeland Security agencies
  • Apply appropriate federal laws, regulations, and guidelines regarding emergency management and homeland security to local intergovernmental, interagency, and interdisciplinary Emergency Management & Homeland Security agencies
  • Use clear and effective oral and written communication strategies coupled with strong interpersonal, technology, and social media skills to facilitate building collaborative partnerships in intergovernmental, interagency, and interdisciplinary Emergency Management & Homeland Security agencies
  • Assess risks and threats, design response plans, exercise and evaluation programs, and use of technology that coordinate public and private resources to effectively manage disaster prevention, improve emergency response, enhance recovery, and effectively mitigate disasters

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