Emergency Management & Homeland Security


About this program

When emergencies strike, planning and preparation can make a world of difference. 在十大网赌平台推荐,十大网赌软件推荐的应急管理 & 国土安全项目关注的是现实世界的技能. The more you learn now, the better you’ll be prepared to act in the future. Gain practical skills to tackle all phases of emergencies, disasters, and catastrophes. Then put them to the test in mock crisis activities and other skill-building collaborative exercises.

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Average Class Size


Overall Placement


Hours of Field Experience


  • 应急管理协调员 & specialist
  • Emergency planner
  • 公共卫生准备工作人员
  • 医疗准备工作者
  • 私营机构顾问



At Penn College, we believe your educational experience should go beyond specialized skills. Real-world ready 意味着采取更广泛的方法来培养沟通技巧, inspires collaboration, and encourages 探索艺术、历史和科学.

​​Specialization requires in-depth knowledge and high-level proficiency. Students learn and 运用专业特有的概念、技能和方法.

  • 应急管理行动简介(BEM101)
  • 社会学概论(SOC111)
  • The History & 应急管理的演变(BEM103)
  • World History I (HIS116) or
  • World History II (HIS126)
  • 事故指挥系统运作(BEM201)
  • Emergencies, Disasters & Catastrophes (BEM202)
  • Disaster Preparation & Planning (BEM210)
  • Crisis Communication (BEM221)
  • Disaster Recovery (BEM230)
  • 国土安全概论(BEM240)
  • 定向应急管理选修课(BEM)
  • 应急管理中的空间分析(BEM250)
  • Critical Infrastructure (BEM300)
  • 公共行政原理(PSC251)
  • International Relations (PSC261)
  • 应急管理的社会/心理基础(BEM265)
  • Bioterrorism (BEM350)
  • Terrorism, Civil War & Genocide (PSC402)
  • Criminal Justice (HSJ263)
  • 应急管理的技术要素(BEM311)
  • Research Methods (SOC313)
  • 应急管理实习(BEM450)
  • 应急管理顶点课程(BEM495)

​Perspectives are points of view, offering a variety of ways of understanding, interacting, and influencing the world. Students identify, explain, and utilize the approaches used by academics and professionals to study, analyze, or understand problems, and offer solutions.

  • 社会学概论(SOC111)
  • General Psychology (PSY111)
  • 物理地质学概论(GEL105) or
  • 法证科学概论(SCI101) or
  • 法证科学实验室简介(SCI102)
  • Science Elective (SCI)
  • Research Methods (SOC313)
  • Core Arts Perspective (ARP)

​​Foundations are the practical, intellectual, and social skills: communication, collaboration, critical and ethical thinking, quantitative thinking, and technological literacy that are crucial to every student at every stage of education and at every stage of life.

  • Information, Technology & Society (CSC124)
  • English Composition I (ENL111)
  • 数学选修课(MTH151或以上)(MMM)
  • Fundamentals of Speech (SPC101)
  • Business Statistics (MTH157)
  • Technical & 专业沟通(ENL201)
Featured Video

Rotorfest 2023

Check out Rotorfest 2023—an action-packed day ran by emergency management & 国土安全专业学生. The event included a lineup of emergency services helicopters, drones, and vehicles. 

Maker Profiles
KEMA Podcast

KEMA Podcast

Listen to David E. Bjorkman, 应急管理/社会科学讲师, 当他讨论这个项目时, career opportunities, 学生参与的逼真的灾难模拟, 以及经验丰富的应急管理人员的广泛接受.


Tour Schedule

Seeing is believing.

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Feb 24

Undergraduate Open House

Saturday, February 24 8:30 AM - 3 PM

Apr 7

Undergraduate Open House

Sunday, April 7 8:30 AM - 3 PM


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Admissions Office



Practice your planning tactics and response strategy in our on-campus training center.

Industry Partners


Penn College's strong corporate partnerships impact every step of your journey – from your first day in the classroom and labs, 就业安置(通常在毕业前)和以后.

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Student Life


Emergency Management Club

Emergency Management Club

十大网赌软件推荐的应急管理俱乐部提倡, fosters, and advocates for the professional development within the field of emergency management through trainings, conferences, and professional development opportunities within the emergency management community.



你的大学经历不仅仅是在课堂上. 加入65+俱乐部和组织之一,或创建自己的.

Penn College News


Nearly 300 personnel from the New York and Pennsylvania Wings of the Civil Air Patrol gathered for a cadet conference earlier this month at 十大网赌软件推荐. Ages 12 to 18, the CAP cadets were given the opportunity to explore the following tracks: Emergency Services, Aerospace Mechanics, Aerospace Education, 领导和医疗服务.



Penn College recently hosted 20 members of the Pennsylvania Wing Civil Air Patrol's STEM Academy, 谁亲眼看到那些对科学感兴趣的人是怎样的, technology, engineering and mathematics can follow seamless pathways to satisfying professions.



An emergency management and homeland security instructor at 十大网赌软件推荐 has been appointed commander of the Pennsylvania Wing of the Civil Air Patrol. Col. William A. Schlosser将在未来三年领导该组织. CAP’s Pennsylvania Wing comprises 43 squadrons with more than 1,600 volunteers.

Gain global experience
Study Abroad

Gain global experience

通过威廉斯堡看世界. Take your education abroad and get hands-on experience learning about your industry on a global scale.

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实习是职业准备的关键. 在第八学期也是最后一个学期, apply what you’ve learned in the real world working with an emergency preparedness, response, or recovery organization.

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Student Experience




十大网赌平台推荐的学生加入了地区执法部门, emergency management and healthcare professionals in a recent simulation at UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport Regional Medical Center and a variety of other locations.

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More Information

This major requires that all major courses must be passed with a C or better.

Internal and external transfers may carry parallel major courses into the baccalaureate when the grades are 'C' or better. Transcripts should be submitted with the application for admission and will be evaluated by Registrar staff and by academic school staff. By its nature, 有急救服务工作经验, military, and other appropriate work backgrounds will be evaluated for transfer evaluation and placement in the major. The academic school dean and full-time faculty will evaluate credit for life experience for course work from applicants with non-credit training or work experience. Credits awarded for work/life experience will be posted to the applicant’s College transcript after successful completion of at least 12 credits at the College.


课程用品和书籍可通过 The College Store.

Alternative Credit refers to academic credits earned through means other than traditional college course completion, including: credit by exam, articulation, 高中时获得的能力证明, work/life experience, and advanced placement.

Visit the 其他信贷选择 page in our Course Catalog for general requirements and procedures and for information on credit through Advanced Placement.

  • Mr. Benton J Best, 县应急管理协调员泰奥加县应急管理局
  • Ms. Roseann B Cordelli, MPA, 传播项目经理, Tetra Tech EMI
  • Mr. Gaven Crosby, '17, 监督项目经理, FEMA
  • Mr. William E Ebersole, JD, CPA, CFE, GISF, 安全合规/应急经理, Disney Cruise Line
  • Mr. John W Magyar II, CEM; MCAS; CHS-V, 高级环境及健康 & Safety TechnicianRange Resources-Appalachia LLC
  • Mr. Chris E Miller, Chief of Police他是十大网赌软件推荐的教授
  • Ms. Kelle B Robinson, 县应急管理协调员莱康明县公共安全部门
  • Mr. Anthony N Subbio, CEM, PMP, MS, 应急管理专家, Tetra Tech, Inc.
  • Mr. Jeff Wagner