Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (DPEM)

Degree Awarded


Offering Campus

UH West Oʻahu

Delivery Method


Program Description

Completion of the 18-credit cluster of courses will lead to a Certificate in Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (DPEM). These courses meet the national standards established by the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Higher Education project. The goal of this Certificate is to provide DPEM practitioners with a broad range of administrative skills and knowledge that are ideally suited to meet the critical needs of DPEM administrators.


Contact for Program

Dr. Ross Prizzia
Phone: (808) 689-2365
Email: rprizzia@hawaii.edu