Earn a Degree in Emergency Management Leadership!

The Post-Master's Certificate with a specialty in Emergency Management Leadership offers a planned program of educational experiences for the graduate interested in advancing in a key leadership role in the Emergency Management field.

A Madonna University Post-Master's Certificate  in Emergency Management Leadership provides you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to obtain a career in the emerging Emergency Management field.  As an Emergency Manager, you will plan, direct, and respond to a wide variety of natural, manmade, and unforeseen disasters.


Faculty Bios

Victor LauriaAssistant Professor
Program Director of Emergency Management, Fire Science and Occupational Safety and Health Programs

M.S.-T.C. Eastern Michigan University

B.S. Northern Michigan University

Assistant Chief of Police (Ret.) Novi Police Department

Graduate FBI National Academy – Session #250


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Victor Lauria

Victor Lauria is an Assistant Professor in the Criminal Justice Department. He joined the full time faculty of Madonna University in 2015. Prior to joining Madonna, he served as an Assistant Chief of Police with the City of Novi. During his 28-year law enforcement career, Victor served in a wide variety of positions. He worked as a patrol officer, undercover narcotics officer, a K-9 handler, and detective, as well as numerous supervisory positions. His work has been recognized by the International Narcotic Enforcement Officers Association, National Retail Federation and the Michigan Association of Private Investigators.

The National Geographic Channel profiled one of Victor's cases in the documentary film "The Science of Interrogation."

His favorite subjects to teach are interview and interrogation, and ethics. In his free time, Victor enjoys spending time with his wife, Sherie, and their three children as well as hunting and fishing.

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