Emergency Management

Emergency Management

Preparedness, Response, Recovery, Mitigation

Bachelor of Science in Emergency Management

Pacific Union College offers a Bachelor of Science in Emergency Management.

The 192 quarter hour program builds upon the foundation of the Associate of Science degree in Emergency Services (completed during the first two years) preparing graduates for careers as an Emergency Manager in multiple settings – governmental, NGO and private businesses.

  • Charter with Omicron Sigma Sigma (2016) National Honor Society for Emergency Management, Homeland Security & Protective Services.
  • Pre-profesional program preparation: Physician Assistant, Medical School, or Masters in Public Health.
  • Paramedic option available.
  • Preparation for Emergency Management graduate programs.

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Associate of Science in Emergency Services

The emergency services associate degree prepares students interested in working in emergency field medicine at the level of an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) or going into nursing, paramedic or pre-professional programs.

More Information

Contact: Jeff Joiner MSN, RN, CEN, WEMT
Associate Professor
Director of the Emergency Services Program
Phone: (707) 965-7031
Fax: (707) 965-7033
Email: jjoiner@puc.edu

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Limited spots are available, apply now to secure your place.

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What can you do with a degree in Emergency Management?

  • Emergency Services
  • Public Safety Professions
  • Paramedic
  • Emergency Dispatchers
  • Firefighters
  • EMS management
  • Emergency Manager

Become Certified

  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
  • Technical Rope Rescue
  • Swift Water Rescue

Employers of Emergency Services Graduates

  • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
  • U.S. Army
  • U.S. Navy
  • Amazon (Workplace Health & Safety Specialist)
  • Facebook (Global Security Emergency Services – Director)
  • Tesla (Emergency Management Specialist)
  • Georgia Department of Public Health (Epidemiologic Investigator)
  • City of Beacon Hill – Office of Emergency Services
  • Contra Costa County – Office of Emergency Management
  • San Bernardino County Health Department
  • City of Fairfield – Police Department
  • City of Napa – Police Department
  • Skywalker Ranch – Public Safety (Fire, Rescue, EMS)
  • CalFire
  • Napa County Office of Emergency Services
  • LA County Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Early Career Experience

Training and volunteer emergency service opportunities are available at the Angwin Volunteer Fire Department. Get real-life experience while you’re still in school and give your career a head start.


Water Rescue Class

Spend some time on the river practicing water rescues in this specialized course designed for outdoor emergency responders.