Emergency Management

   Program Description

Major emergencies and disasters require knowledgeable and capable leaders to guide organizations and communities through the complexities of responding to and recovering from tragedy. The Emergency Management Program is designed to prepare future and current emergency managers to meeting the challenges of tomorrow’s disaster. Students may choose from the diploma or associate’s degree program depending upon their goals. At the completion of the program, students will have achieved many of the required prerequisite courses for the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) Certified Emergency Manager credential.

   Program Advisors

Beth Hefner

Dean of Business, Public Safety, & Professional Services Business, Public Safety, & Professional Services
Work Phone: 770-533-7000 Ext: 6943

Karen Nowakowski

BPSPS Division Chair and Emergency Management & Fire Science Technology Program Director Fire Science Technology / Emergency Management
Work Phone: 770-533-7099