Certificate Programs

UCLA Extension
Los Angeles

Homeland Security and Emergency Management Certificate

The 6-course professional certificate provides a comprehensive curriculum covering the core aspects of homeland security and emergency management theory and practice. All core courses must be completed within a 5-year period for a total of 22 units. All the candidates completing the requirements are awarded a certificate that bears the gold seal of the University of California and is signed by the dean of UCLA Extension. The curriculum is intended for:
Government agency employees (federal, state, local)
·         Private business managers in such areas as human resources, finance, project management, communications, and facilities management
·         Real estate and private property managers
·         Military personnel transitioning into civilian careers
·         Current college students or recent college graduates looking for socially satisfying careers

The Certificate Curriculum:


X 408.801 Emergency Preparedness and Homeland Security: An Overview
X 408.802 Fundamentals of Emergency Preparedness
·         X 408.803 Human, Legal-Compliance, and Ethical Issues of Emergency Preparedness
·         X 478.5 Crisis Management and Communications: Safeguarding Image and Viability
·         X 408.805 Testing Training and Exercises for Business and Government Agencies
X 408.806 Building the Preparedness Plan or
·         X 408.807 Internship in Homeland Security and Emergency Management


Emergency Management Degrees

Visit our education pages to learn more about higher education opportunities in emergency management:

Emergency Management Degrees
Homeland Security Degrees
Emergency Management Certificates