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Graduate Certificate in Hazard Policy Studies

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The Graduate Certificate in Hazard Policy Studies, offered by the Department of Political Science, is intended for full-time and non-degree seeking students and the wider regional community of public managers who are interested in broadening their knowledge and skills on the principles and fundamentals of hazard policy without taking a full degree program.

Course Requirements

PADM 6130-US Disaster Policy & Administration (core required) 3
Two additional courses from:  
URBN 5150 – Planning for Hazards 3
SOC 5875 – Sociology of Disasters 3
GEOG 5805 – Fundamentals of Mapping and GIS 3

Other courses as approved by the MPA program director.


Students should check with the Department of Political Science about any revisions approved for the program, but which may not be reflected in this catalog.