60 Credits
4 Semesters
16 Months

Enrollment Options

Full-time / Part-time

Classes Offered

Onsite / Hybrid

With an Associate of Arts in Emergency Management and Business Continuity degree from MCNY, you’ll be prepared to begin – or advance – a career in the exciting, in-demand fields of emergency preparedness, homeland security, and business continuity.

You’ll learn how to effectively coordinate available resources in catastrophic event, and mitigate the loss of life, property and operational capability following a natural, man-made or technological disaster. This program can be completed full-time in only 16 months.

Emergency Management

The discipline of effectively coordinating available resources in planning for, responding to, recovering from, and mitigating the threat caused by crisis.

Business Continuity

The practice of planning in order to mitigate the loss of life, property, brand and customer good will, operational capability, market share, and management credibility, following the impact of a natural, man-made, or technological disaster.

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This program will allow you to:

  • Learn alongside leaders in the emergency management field.

  • Participate in large-scale, citywide emergency management exercises, on-site certification courses, and internships.

  • Earn the 60 credit hours required for admission to the NYPD Police Academy or the FDNY Fire Academy.

  • Gain hands-on experience and practical knowledge through Constructive Action — a workable plan you’ll develop and implement in partnership with agencies such as NYC Office of Emergency Management, American Red Cross of Greater New York, FEMA Region II, The Salvation Army and the Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters in NYC.
  • Leverage networking opportunities with faculty, alumni and leaders in the industry.

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