Fairleigh Dickinson University � Proposed Graduate Certificate

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					Fairleigh Dickinson University – Master of Administrative Science with Graduate
Certificates

The Master of Administrative Science (MAS) degree is a 30-credit off-campus program
structured to meet the career development needs of adult learners working in administrative and
professional positions in the private sector, government agencies and nonprofit organizations. Its
primary purpose is to enhance the administrative and leadership skills of graduates.

Special consideration will be given to applicants who have a significant record of relevant
professional and/or administrative experience. The program combines both cognitive and
affective instruction through case studies, simulations, individual and group exercises, and
fieldwork that helps to develop critical managerial effectiveness.

Curriculum Requirements:

      Administrative Competencies (6 classes/18 credits)
      Analytic and Decision-Making Competencies (3 classes/9 credits)
      Capstone Seminar (last class/3 credits) – MADS6612 Seminar in Strategic Management

Within the Master of Administrative Science program there are several graduate certificates
offered. The certificates can be taken on a matriculating or non-matriculating basis and also can
be taken as Post-graduate certificates for students who have earned a graduate degree. The
minimum number of students per class is ten.

Emergency Management Administration Certificate (18 credits)
Students will choose any four of the following courses:

      MADS6617 Emergency Management and Safety Administration
      MADS6633 GIS and Emergency Administration
      MADS6634 Community Threat Assessment and Risk Analysis
      MADS6636 Global Preparedness for Catastrophic Emergencies
      MADS6647 Organizational Planning and Risk Communications
      MADS6648 Disaster Recovery and Organizational Continuity
      MADS6660 E-Team Emergency Software Systems
      MADS6713 Special Topics: Environmental Response and Reporting Seminar
      MADS6715 Global Terrorism & Emergency Management Preparedness

Global Security and Terrorism Studies Certificate (18 credits)
Students will choose any four of the following courses:

      MADS6617 Emergency Management and Safety Administration
      MADS6634 Community Threat Assessment & Risk Analysis
      MADS6636 Global Preparedness for Catastrophic Emergencies
      MADS6648 Disaster Recovery & Organizational Continuity
      MADS6698 Special Topics: Current Issues on Terrorism & Security
      MADS6701 Special Topics: Intro to Computer Network Security
      MADS6705 Homeland Security & Constitutional Issues
      MADS6715 Global Terrorism & Emergency Management

Homeland Security Administration (18 credits)

      MADS6617 Emergency Management and Safety Administration
      MADS6636 Global Preparedness for Catastrophic Emergencies
      MADS6648 Disaster Recovery and Organizational Continuity
      MADS6697 Current Issues in Cyber Forensics
      MADS6698 Current Issues in Terrorism & Security
      MADS6699 Global Issues in Emergency Medical Services
      MADS6705 Homeland Security & Constitutional Issues
      MADS6748 Multidisciplinary Approaches to Homeland Security

Fairleigh Dickinson University is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the
Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and licensed by the New Jersey Commission
on Higher Education.

For more information:

       Contact: Ronald Calissi, Esq., Executive Associate Dean
       Off-Campus Credit Programs
       Fairleigh Dickinson University
       1000 River Road (H-DH2-13)
       Teaneck, NJ 07666
       Phone: (201) 692-7171
       Fax: (201) 692-7179
       Email: calissi@fdu.edu

       Additional Information: http://view.fdu.edu/default.aspx?id=1537

       Additional Phone:

       Update: 01/04/11


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