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.
- SAFE600: Public Safety in Canada (0.5 credit)
- SAFE601: Issues in Contemporary Public Safety (0.5 credit)
- SAFE612: Interagency Disaster Management (0.5 credit)
- SAFE613: Emergency Management Planning (0.5 credit)
To apply for admission to the online graduate diploma program, applicants must meet the following requirements and submit the outlined paperwork:
- Have a B average (75%) in their last 5 full credits/10 half credits of a 4-year undergraduate degree; applicants who possess a 3-year undergraduate degree may be considered in exceptional circumstances (consult your Advisor for more information)
- Submit all transcripts from all universities or colleges attended
- Proof of employment letter (for applicants without a 4 yr. degree; to be submitted separately from the application form)
- Submit a resume
- Submit two reference letters
- Prepare a Statement of Intent
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, with the exception of the Public Safety GIS and Data Analytics Graduate Diploma Program where you can receive up to 1 transfer credit.
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Careers and Outcomes in Emergency Management & Disaster Response
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.