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Academic Program Proposal
Currently Under Review
Date Proposal Received Institution and Proposal Degree Awarded Name of Academic Program Objections Received Decision Deadline MHEC Final Decision Final Decision Date
7/11/2013

Washington Adventist University

Program Proposal(pdf)

UDC  Emergency Preparedness & Disaster Response   9/9/2013  Endorsed  11/12/2013 

Emergency Preparedness & Disaster Response  Program Description

Washington Adventist University is proposing to offer a new stand-alone Upper-Division Certificate in Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Response. The programís focus is on emergency planning and response to mass casualties with an emphasis on community health and ethical decision-making. The curriculum integrates security and public safety issues with an understanding for service. The certificate offers education and training to support the professional development of practitioners in related fields and provide academic credentials. Students will be able to advance in the workplace for businesses, organizations and government agencies.


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