Emergency Management

Emergency managers have the skills and expertise to save lives in situations that would cause others to panic. They help reduce the loss of life or property throughout the four stages of emergency management: preparedness, mitigation, response, and recovery. As a student in Austin Community College’s Emergency Management Program, you’ll learn the intricate functions of various agencies, and develop effective oral, written, and technological communication. You will design and implement your own emergency plan and evaluation tools that would be instrumental in the event of a large scale disaster. It’s training that could help you make a difference in a time of need, and could help you get started in a great career.

TEXAS Ranks No. 3 in Emergency Management Employment Jobs*

State-of-the-art Training at Public Safety Training Center

Distance Learning-Hybrid Format

*Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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  • Business Continuity Planners

    Develop, maintain, or implement business continuity and disaster recovery strategies and solutions, including risk assessments, business impact analyses, strategy selection, and documentation of business continuity and disaster recovery procedures. Plan, conduct, and debrief regular mock-disaster exercises to test the adequacy of existing plans and strategies, updating procedures and plans regularly. Act as a coordinator for continuity efforts after a disruption event.

    Hourly Wage: $

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