Emergency Management Residency

Preparedness, Response, Recovery, Mitigation

emergency workers in yellow haz-mat suits

The Emergency Management Residency is designed to educate students in the emergency management body of knowledge and to prepare them for a career in the field.

The Emergency Management Residency provides:

  • study groups specific to student’s area of interest with a large selection of electives
  • intense Saturday cohorts consisting of a morning and an afternoon session
  • experienced faculty holding industry leadership positions
  • course content built on the latest leadership and policy trends in the public and private sectors
  • flexibility to earn 16 credits for the term.

Expect to experience:

emergency workers suiting up in yellow haz-mat suits
  • guest speakers
  • workshops and field trips around New York City
  • face-to-face study group meetings with students and faculty from across the state.

Fast Facts


  • Exploration of challenges and critical issues in emergency management 
  • An intense 10-week program with two 5-week cohorts


Empire State College
500 Seaview Ave.
Staten Island, NY 10305


Fall 2019 Term

Term Dates: Sep. 3 - Dec. 13, 2019
Saturday On-site Meetings
Session A: Sep. 7, Sep. 21, Oct. 5, Oct. 19 and Nov. 2
Session B: Sep. 14, Sep. 28, Oct. 12, Oct. 26, and Nov. 9

Who to contact

William McDonald, Ph.D.
718-667-7524, ext. 1793

Take the Next Step

Ready to advance your education and career? There’s no time like the present. Apply now, or learn more about SUNY Empire at one of our information sessions.