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Exploring Careers in Emergency and Disaster Management

Emergency and Disaster Management

Are you looking for a career path where you can serve others and make a difference? Are you interested in preventing, responding to or mitigating emergency situations and disasters? If so, a career in emergency and disaster management (EDM) might be a great fit for you!

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Top Skills Sought from Emergency and Disaster Management Pros

Top Skills Sought from Emergency and Disaster Management Pros

Dr. Michael R. Charter, EFO, CEM

In the course of teaching courses in the emergency and disaster management (EDM) graduate program here at APU, I frequently receive questions from students looking for advice on entering into the emergency management field.

Emergency Management Certifications: Consider Both National and State Options

Emergency Management Certifications: Consider Both National and State Options

By Daniel Hahn

Certifications are an important part of career and professional advancement in emergency management. They offer professionals opportunities to show they have met specific and recognizable benchmarks for the state they work in, nationally or internationally.