Emergency Management Residency

Preparedness, Response, Recovery, Mitigation

emergency workers in yellow haz-mat suitsThe 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:

  • guest speakers
  • workshops and field trips around New York City
  • face-to-face study group meetings with students and faculty from across the state.

emergency workers suiting up in yellow haz-mat suits

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 2014 Dates

  • Registration: June 3 - Aug. 29, 2014
  • Late Registration: Sept. 2-5, 2014
  • Term Dates: Sept. 13 - Nov. 15, 2014
  • Saturday Cohorts:
    Session A - Sept. 13, Sept. 27, Oct. 11, Oct. 25, Nov. 8
    Session B - Sept. 20, Oct. 4, Oct. 18, Nov. 1, Nov. 15

More Information

William McDonald, Ph.D.

email: EM.Residency@esc.edu
phone: 718-667-7524, ext. 1793