Disaster Management Program (MIMMS)

Course Description

This program is designed to train and educate students in the development, execution and evaluation of disasters with respect to preparedness, hazard detection, response, containment and recovery. The program provides skills in how best to work within the management structure and operational models that are unique to disasters. Students receive training in: crises communication, population issues and psychosocial aspects of disasters as well as acquiring a firm foundation in the public health implications of disasters and disaster response.