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Institute for Rural Emergency Management

Humphreys Building 201D
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660.543.4971


Program Outcomes

The graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Crisis and Disaster Management will use the knowledge and skills obtained in the programs to:

  • Demonstrate a knowledge and application of the four phases of emergency management; preparedness, mitigation, response, and recovery.
  • Evaluate the roles, responsibilities and relationships between the private sector, public sector, and non-governmental organizations in the response and recovery phases of an event.
  • Select methods to identify and evaluate risk exposures from internal and external hazards and to implement cost effective programs to maintain continuity of operations.
  • Employ effective communication skills, knowledge of program management, organizational skills and critical thinking.
  • Select technology to organize information, communicate, and to manage all phases of emergency management.
  • Recognize societal concerns, legal, professional, and ethical responsibilities in the field.
  • Value the importance of continuous professional development in the discipline.

Program of Study in this major include three options: Emergency Management, Environmental Hazards and Business Continuity.