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Disaster & Emergency Management, York University
York University York’s Master of Disaster & Emergency Management (MDEM) is the only graduate program of its kind in Ontario and one of only two in Canada. The program equips students with the skills and competencies required to prepare for, mitigate, respond to and recover from local, national and international disasters and emergencies. Intended for those with an academic background or work experience in the field, the program builds on the foundational knowledge students bring to their studies while helping them to develop the leadership skills and knowledge needed for mid to senior level emergency managers. Online bridging course exists
Disaster & Emergency Management, York University
York University York is the first university in Canada to offer both a bachelor and a master’s degree program in this field. Flooding, terrorism, global warming and hurricanes are all disasters and emergencies that can be effectively managed – and, in some cases even mitigated – through good planning and response. The recent earthquake in Haiti, the H1N1 pandemic and memories of 9/11 are reminders of the pressing need for qualified and trained professionals in the field. Disaster & Emergency Management is the discipline of dealing with and avoiding risks. In this exciting and rapidly expanding field you’ll explore key