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Emergency Management

College of Health and Human Services

A CSULB Student works on the grass

Acting Chair: James E. Koval

Program: MS in Emergency Services Administration (EMER)
Department: Criminal Justice
Department Office: Social Sciences/Public Administration (SS/PA) Room 224
Telephone/FAX: (562) 985-8567 / (562) 985-8086
Website: MS in Emergency Services Administration (EMER)


Veronica Acosta-Deprez (Health Science), Robert Friis (Health Science), Sarath Gunatilake (Health Science), Peter Kreysa (Professional Studies), James Koval (Family and Consumer Sciences), Aili Malm (Criminal Justice), Harvey Morley (Criminal Justice), Henry O’Lawrence (Professional Studies), Emelinda Parentela (Civil Engineering), Dave Powell (Public Policy and Administration), Joanne M. Tortorici Luna (Educational Psychology, Administration, and Counseling)

Advisor: Peter G. Kreysa

Distance Learning Administrator: James Koval

Administrative Assistant: Kathy Allan

Career Possibilities

Public Safety Administration • Emergency Manager • Emergency Operation Specialist • Homeland Security Administrator • Local Preparedness Coordinator • Training/Citizen Corp Specialist • Emergency Planners • Area School Safety Coordinator • Outreach Specialist • Public Health Emergency Response Manager • Emergency Management Analyst • Emergency Logistics Manager • Environmental Emergency Officer • Community Disaster Recovery Manager • Emergency Services Specialist • Risk Specialist • Public Assistance Officer • Disaster Operations Coordinator • Recovery and Mitigation Specialist • Municipal Readiness Coordinator • Safety Coordinator • Emergency Program Manager. (Some of these, and other careers, require additional education or experience. For more information, visit