Students have two opportunities to begin the online Graduate Certificate in Emergency Management each year. We offer rolling admissions. Although there is no deadline to apply, students are encouraged to submit all documents at least two weeks prior to the term they would like to start.

Upcoming Start Date:
The next start date is May 29, 2024.

Admission Requirements

Students must meet the following requirements for admission to the program:

  • A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university.
  • A minimum 2.7 cumulative undergraduate GPA on a four-point scale.

No GRE is required for admission.

G.I. Bill benefits are available and military personnel can benefit from the Concurrent Admissions Program (ConAP), which allows soon-to-enlist or currently enlisted military personnel to enroll in and complete college courses while they continue their service commitments. An Enrollment Counselor can help you navigate your options.

Application Materials

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In order to complete the application, all candidates must submit the following:

  • Completed application
  • Official transcripts for all schools attended. See below for more information.
  • Personal statement describing your interest in the online Graduate Certificate in Emergency Management program (500 words maximum).
  • Professional résumé
  • $50 application fee.
  • International Students whose native language is not English must submit a minimum TOEFL score of 80 or a minimum IELTS score of 6.5. International students in this program are not eligible for an F-1 visa.

Transcript Submission Details

All candidates must submit official undergraduate transcripts for all schools where credits were earned toward the conferred degree.

Official eScripts can be sent to our office electronically (directly from the institution) to, or via mail (in sealed envelopes) to:

Adelphi University
Office of University Admissions
Nexus Building
1 South Avenue
P.O. Box 701
Garden City, New York 11530-0701


Below is a breakdown of the tuition for the online Graduate Certificate in Emergency Management program. Visit the Tuition & Financial Aid page for additional information on tuition, fees and deposits.

Program Credits Cost/Credit Hour* Tuition* Deposit
Graduate Certificate in Emergency Management 18 $830 $14,940 $200

*Tuition and fees based on 2023-24 rates. Tuition and fees subject to change. Total tuition may vary based on credits taken.

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