Disaster & Emergency Management
||Liberal Arts and Professional Studies
|Field of Study:
Security and Protective Services, Other
Disaster and emergency management is the discipline of dealing with and avoiding risks. In this exciting and rapidly expanding field you’ll explore key concepts, methodologies and technologies used by emergency management professionals while honing your analytical and critical skills. You’ll also gain a comprehensive understanding of how emergency management intersects with other disciplines such as psychology and sociology. Discover strategies for developing solutions to help save lives and property, reduce damage and speed a community’s recovery from natural and human-induced disasters and emergencies.|
Take courses in areas such as business continuity planning, emergency management communications, disaster risk management and introduction to organizational behaviour. Apply theoretical concepts to complex practical situations with an optional field experience course. This program can prepare you for a career in emergency preparedness, public safety or consultancy work for a range of opportunities from positions in federal and provincial governments to large multinational companies and non-governmental organizations like the Red Cross/Red Crescent, World Bank, Oxfam or UNICEF.
Disaster & Emergency Management at York University
|Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*:
||74 to 79
These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
Grade 12 English (ENG4U)
Grade 12 Advanced Functions and Introductory Calculus
General admission requirements apply.
* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.
|* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.|