Crisis and Emergency Management

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Course No: CRIM.5700-031; SIS Class Nbr: 8935

Course Description

This course will provide a broad introduction to the critical challenges of disaster management. The course will address past and present strategies for reducing and responding to hazards posed by both manmade and natural disasters. Emphasis will be placed on what we can learn from the history of disasters, and on how we can apply those lessons to the management of future events.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: CSCE Graduate Restrictions
  • Special Notes:
  • Section Notes:
  • Credits: 3;
  • Instructor: Timothy Croft
  • UMass Lowell Bookstore

When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Spring 2017: Jan 17 to Apr 29
  • Chat Hours: Tue 8:30-9:30pm*
  • Course Level: Graduate
  • Tuition: $1725
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.

*Chat Hours provide an opportunity for the instructor and students to communicate in "real time". It is an informative and interactive session where course related questions, answers, and discussions take place. While student attendance during chat hours is not required, it is highly recommended. Weekly chat sessions are archived for students who are not able to participate in the live chat sessions at the scheduled times.

Related Programs: M.A. in Criminal Justice, Security Studies Certificate, M.A. in Security Studies: Homeland Defense Concentration, M.A. in Security Studies: Industrial and Economic Security, M.S. in Security Studies: Critical Infrastructure Protection Concentration

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