The Metropolitan College of New York has announced the launch of an Associate of Arts and a Bachelor of Arts in Emergency Management & Business Continuity, January 2014. Both programs will meet the professional development needs of individuals who would like to advance their existing career pursue new careers within homeland security, emergency management, business continuity, disaster recovery, project management, and international humanitarian emergency response. They are also designed to meet the needs of individuals seeking a career change and high school graduates looking to enter this growing new industry.
The curriculum includes foundational general education courses and courses offering comprehensive exposure to the basics of Emergency management and Business Continuity. The faculty includes working professionals who ensure that students learn best practices from industry leaders who deal with disasters and disruptions on a daily basis. This broad-based approach, coupled with integrated field experiences, on-site certification courses, and participation in large-scale city-wide Emergency Management exercises, makes for a foundational degree that graduates can take anywhere.
The accelerated structure of the programs will make it possible for students to earn an Associate’s degree in just sixteen months and a Bachelor’s degree in just two years and eight months.
For more information contact:
Interim Director- AA/BA in Emergency Management and Business Continuity
Assistant Professor, MPA, PMP, AEM
Metropolitan College of New York
Phone: (212) 343-1234 Ext. 2603