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Convenient: complete emergency preparedness coursework online and on your schedule
Relevant: learn from a university that’s prepared career-ready professionals for 110 years
Focused: take advantage of transfer credit options to graduate quickly and affordably
The Wilfrid Laurier University online Graduate Diploma in Emergency Management is a postgraduate credential designed for active professionals looking to build their career in public safety. Developed by industry experienced public safety professionals and created to align with the current initiatives of Public Safety Canada, this online program focuses on delivering practical knowledge in emergency management that can be immediately applied in the office and in the field.
The Diploma in Emergency Management was developed by public safety professionals with industry experience and created to align with the current initiatives of Public Safety Canada. This 100% online program focuses on delivering practical knowledge that can be immediately applied in the office and in the field.
To apply for admission to the online graduate diploma program, applicants must meet the following requirements and submit the outlined paperwork:
The graduate diplomas are currently not eligible for Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) or financial aid.
For more information about the admissions process or your eligibility, speak with an enrolment advisor at 888.368.0345.
If you are interested in continuing your studies in the Master of Public Safety program upon completion of a graduate diploma program, you are eligible to receive up to 2 transfer credits.
During the program, you’ll reinforce your foundation in public safety, focus on leadership and examine current events that are shaping the emergency management landscape in Canada and around the world. Develop expertise in emergency services, emergency management planning, disaster preparedness, and position yourself to work in various emergency management jobs. If you’re ready to progress in your current career or looking to change directions while building on your experience, a Graduate Diploma in Emergency Management is a great way to gain the knowledge and credentials you’ll need to define your future.
To learn more, download the curriculum guide.