Emergency Management, Minor

Through Saint Louis University's 18-credit emergency management minor, you will learn to administer aid and assistance to others, helping to ensure the resilience of your community in the face of disasters large and small. SLU’s program takes a multi-disciplinary approach that focuses on all sectors recognized by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Department of Homeland Security. 

This career-centric curriculum covers the core phases of emergency management, from mitigation and preparedness to response and recovery. SLU students will learn from instructors with knowledge of the field and professional experience, including practitioners who continue to operate within one of the emergency management sectors. The knowledge and tools students acquire will apply in both the private and public sectors.

EMGT 1500Fundamentals of Emergency Management3
EMGT 1600Managing Natural, Man-made, and Technological Disasters3
EMGT 1710First Responder Coordination in High Impact Disasters3
SSI 2000Threat and Risk Assessment3
EMGT 4810Emergency Management Homeland Security Technologies3
EMGT 2900Emergency Management Fundamentals Practicum3
Total Credits18

Continuation Standards

Students must maintain a minimum of 2.00 GPA and receive a C or better in all minor classes.

Apply for Admission

For additional admission questions, please call 314-526-2825 or email sps@slu.edu.