Get prepared with campus crisis management training
Equip yourself with the practical skills needed to prepare for and deal with crises during this five-course series in campus crisis management. As a higher education professional, you will likely find yourself playing a key role in these kinds of situations, regardless of whether it's written into your formal job description. CSU's online crisis management training helps you become more effective in that role, enabling you to contribute to and shape crisis management plans.
Gain the skills to plan ahead and respond to crisis situations
From natural disasters to student illness outbreaks, emergencies happen every day. Being able to plan ahead, as well as respond when crises arise, can help minimize the impact on your students and your institution. You'll finish the certificate program with the skills to deal directly with the crisis, stakeholders involved, and the media through an understanding of:
- Crisis management in schools and universities, including planning, prevention, response, and recovery.
- Human relations skills across various educational settings.
- Key laws and legal concepts applicable to American institutions of higher education.
Customize your crisis management certificate
Choose your electives to customize the curriculum to fit your career goals. Gain skills in student development theory, administration, or organizational behavior by taking classes in a convenient, online format. Review the certificate curriculum for more details.
Apply your credits toward a master's degree
This campus crisis management certificate is a companion to the online Student Affairs in Higher Education Master's Degree. The credits completed as part of this certificate can be applied toward the degree after formal admission per University transfer policies. Note that successful completion of the courses or certificate does not guarantee admission to the degree program.
Get started with a free course
If you’re unsure whether this profession would be a good fit, consider taking the Exploring the Student Affairs in Higher Education Profession free online course. If you’ve ever considered what it might be like to work in areas such as college admissions, campus recreation, enrollment services, housing and dining, or other student affairs departments, take this risk-free opportunity to learn more.
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