UW-Madison Disaster Management Center
UW DMC Director Don Schramm teaching Disaster Management Courses: photo courtesy UW Communications

Diploma Program

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In 1994, as part of its ongoing commitment to professional development in disaster/emergency management, the UW–DMC established the Disaster Management (DM) Diploma. This is a personal study program which can combine UW–DMC self-study courses with courses from other organizations anywhere in the world.

Since 1994, the UW-DMC has registered Diploma candidates from these countries:

Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Brazil, Burundi, Canada, Cayman Islands, Chile, Colombia, Congo, Costa Rica, Denmark, Dominica, El Salvador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong, India, Iran, Israel, Italy, Korea, Japan, Kenya, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Mexico, Mozambique, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Northern Mariana Islands, Norway, Pakistan, Peru, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Spain, Sudan, Switzerland, Syria, Tanzania, Thailand, Trinidad & Tobago, Turkey, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Venezuela, Yugoslavia, Zambia, Zimbabwe