Overview

Designed with the working professional in mind, the Emergency and Crisis Management Certificate prepares students in conflict resolution and hazard mitigation, equipping graduates with the necessary skills to plan and respond to natural disasters, threats against public safety, and unexpected events of all types.

Vital preparation for the unique challenges of the modern world

Protecting the public requires leaders who understand how to effectively plan for the unexpected and respond in the wake of a disaster. The Emergency and Crisis Management Certificate prepares just the type of leader who can face disaster response head-on, effectively communicate, resolve conflict, and understand criminal justice policy.

Who should earn this certificate

Emergency and Crisis Management Certificate can help advance to roles such as:

  • Police officer
  • FBI agent
  • Loss prevention manager
  • Security analyst
  • Security operations manager
  • Environmental Protection Agency agent

Curriculum

This curriculum provides the fundamentals for those interested in criminal justice and emergency and crisis management professions.

CJ720
Crisis & Emergency Management
3 credits
CJ721
Risk Management & Planning
3 credits
COM722
Crisis Communication
3 credits

Requirements

Candidates seeking admission to Lasell University's Criminal Justice Certificate must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution and demonstrate through academic background and/or work experience the ability to succeed in graduate studies. GRE/GMAT scores are not required for admission.  The TOEFL may be waived for international applicants who have earned a bachelor's degree at an accredited college/university in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand or Canada. All other applicants must submit a TOEFL/IELTS score. 


Admission Requirements Checklist:

  1. Online application
  2. Official transcripts of all college-level coursework *
  3. A one-page personal statement describing your goals, strengths, and potential for achievement in graduate school
  4. Resume

A cumulative grade point average of 3.0 is recommended for recent college graduates with fewer than 3 years of professional work experience.*

Contact us:

The Office of Graduate Enrollment
Lasell University
1844 Commonwealth Ave. 
Newton, MA 02466
gradinfo@lasell.edu
617-243-2400