Before You Apply
Class size is limited and all applicants may not be accepted into the program. Interested individuals are encouraged to seek an advisor early in their college career to ensure that all prerequisite courses are completed in a timely manner.
Applying to the Graduate School
Applicants must meet the admission requirements of the Graduate School. To apply, complete the online Graduate School application. Be sure to submit the required application fee, and official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate course work to the Graduate School. If you have questions about the application process for online programs, please call the Office of Admissions, Records and Registration at (870) 972-2031.
Students wishing to complete the certificate must meet all of the needed prerequisites for the M.S. degree in DPEM. Students who are interested in pursuing a Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Emergency Management must schedule a personal interview with a M.S. adviser.
Staying in the Program
Continued admission to the certificate program is based upon completion of prerequisite course(s), and acceptance by the disaster preparedness and emergency management agencies. Some of these agencies will require a background check.
Equal Opportunity Policy
Arkansas State University is an equal opportunity institution and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, impediment/disability, or unlawful factors in the admission and treatment of students.