IMAGE SOURCE Definition Emergency management is "the managerial function charged with creating the framework within which communities reduce vulnerability to hazards and cope with disasters." (FEMA.gov). Purpose Emergency Management has the purpose of protecting a community and its citizens. Those working in this field use their experience and education to prepare for an imminent disaster . . .
IMAGE SOURCE Environmental studies encompass the relationship of human activity with the environment. As a consequence of this interaction, this field strives to find solutions to problems. Environmental studies use the principles of the physical sciences, commerce/economics, and social sciences to solve contemporary ecological issues. This field surrounds the arts and sciences. In the former, it . . .
IMAGE SOURCE What is Environmental Science? Environmental science involves all things concerned with protecting and preserving the natural world. This field encompasses land, air, and sea. On land, it addresses agriculture, soil conditions, landscaping, and animal life. It involves the environmental laws about the ocean. It embraces the fields of geology, ecology, meteorology, biology, chemistry, . . .
IMAGE SOURCE What is Fire Science? Fire science is the study of how fires start, how to prevent them, and how to suppress them. The term can refer to the science of fire in general aspect, or it can apply to a specialized area such as fire prevention, fire investigation, or fire services leadership. Fire science embraces all types of . . .
IMAGE SOURCE A Bachelor of Environmental Design, (B.EnvD.), is a pre-professional degree. The B.EnvD. prepares you for further study in architecture, landscape architecture, or urban planning (Wikipedia). This degree can act as a stepping stone to a Master of Architecture, for example. However, you can still find work using your knowledge from coursework in geography, environmental science, . . .
IMAGE SOURCE A bachelor's degree in EM comes in several flavors. There is the obvious Bachelor of Arts or Science in EM, as well as other options wherein the major pairs with other associated fields. Also, the degree itself takes on different names depending on the school. We will look at a cross-section of undergraduate . . .
IMAGE SOURCE Why Consider a Certificate? A professional certification allows you to set yourself apart from your colleagues. It demonstrates to employers that you have achieved a higher level of knowledge and competency in the legal profession. In the major of legal studies and associated disciplines, there are choices in master's level certificates. In this post, . . .
There are similarities shared by these two degrees. Both offer degrees at the associate's, bachelor's, and master's level. They both have a wide array of career opportunities. What does a Criminal Justice degree offer that could be more beneficial? IMAGE SOURCE For those interested in emergency management (EM), we invite to review our post-Top 10 . . .
IMAGE SOURCE Deciding on a degree that is more beneficial than another is subjective. What is favorable to one may not favor another for a variety of reasons. In this post, we will attempt to make an objective assessment. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) This federal agency collects, tabulates, and dispenses vital economic data . . .