Ryerson University

Disaster and Emergency Management

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Program Information

School:Ryerson University
Faculty:The Chang School
Field of Study:Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management
Description:This certificate is designed to prepare participants to act as members of a team involved in, planning for, and dealing with emergency incidents. Learners will be instructed on the phases of disaster management such as mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery.

The fundamental goal of this certificate is to introduce participants to best practices including risk assessment and risk mitigation; pre- and post-disaster planning including business contingency planning; effective communication guidelines, pre- and post-disaster mitigation; on-the-ground operations; and follow through in search, rescue, response, and recovery. The curriculum emphasizes the knowledge, processes, tools, and mechanisms necessary to ensure that disaster and emergency management projects are executed using best practices and success-proven procedures and resources deployment, and that they are performed in the most effective way possible.
URL:Disaster and Emergency Management at Ryerson University

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    It is recommended that applicants have the following: OSSD with six Grade 12 U, including Grade 12 U or M credits, or equivalent, or mature student status.

    * 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.

    Modified on August 03, 2017

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