Emergency Management with GIS (GIS 0337)

E-mail: lscont@gmu.edu

Phone: 703-993-2109

Fax: 703-993-2121

This three day elective course covers the principles of emergency management and the use of GIS before, during and after an emergency event. Students will learn about incident action, emergency operations, and others plans. Students will also prepare and analyze data, and create maps, data and other reports for inclusion into emergency plans and for use by decision makers by completing a number of hands on exercises.

Prerequisite(s): GIS 0110: Introduction to ArcGIS
Courses are offered in a three day seminar format. Classes can be taken individually to strengthen your working knowledge or as part of the certificate program to enhance your career development. Certificate and non-certificate students are awarded 1 CEU (Continuing Education Unit) per ten hours of successful classroom participation. It is possible to complete the certificate in 4 to 36 months. Tailored seminars taught on your premises can be arranged, please call 703-993-2109 or e-mail lscont@gmu.edu for details.
This course is part of the Geographic Information Systems certificate program. It may also be taken alone without pursuing a certificate.

  • Computer scientists and engineers
  • Geographers and cartographers
  • Planners and environmental scientists
  • Application specialists
  • People interested in changing careers
  • Law enforcement officers and administrators
  • Crime analysts and coordinators
  • Database and system administrators
  • EMS and first response professionals
  • Public health administrators
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