ADHE644 - Crisis Management in Higher Education

Course Details

Course Code: ADHE644 Course ID: 5135 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

This course prepares college and university administrators to take effective action during crises, as well as to develop protocols and actions steps that diminish the likelihood for future occurrences. Students examine emergency preparedness that extends confidence in the long-term safety, security, and success of their institutions. Key topics also include threat assessment, hazard mitigation, outcome prediction, and organizational resilience and survival amid natural and human-authored emergencies and disasters. Students will draw upon case studies based on actual events, and will discuss risk analysis/assessment and formulation of a comprehensive plan and organizational strategy to alleviate crises and work with support public safety and emergency services agencies during a variety of scenarios, including mass casualty incidents. Risk factors associated with mental health concerns, substance abuse, aggressive behavior, bullying, and violence will also be examined.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
06/26/2023 - 12/01/2023 12/04/2023 - 01/28/2024 December Fall 2023 Session D 8 Week session
09/25/2023 - 03/01/2024 03/04/2024 - 04/28/2024 March Winter 2024 Session D 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

NameGrade %
Week 1A: Welcome Discussion 3.33%
Week 1B Discussion: Emergency Managment Basics 3.33%
Week 2 Discussion: Campus-Based Collaborative Planning Team 3.33%
Week 3 Discussion: Emergency Preparedness 3.33%
Week 4 Discussion: Behavior in Emergencies 3.33%
Week 5 Discussion: Disaster Response Operations 3.33%
Week 6 Discussion: Recovery 3.33%
Week 7 Discussion: Educational Programs for Safety and Security 3.33%
Week 8 Discussion: Pandemic Preparedness 3.33%
W2 The Role of the Emergency Manager 12.00%
W4 Midterm Hazard Identification Assignment 24.00%
W7 SIgnature Hazard Development Plan 24.00%
W8 FEMA IS-363 Certification 10.00%

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.