Education and Training Resources

emergency medical personnel during an emergency preparedness drillAs a part of Rutgers, the institute can provide education and training to enhance capabilities to respond effectively to natural, accidental, and intentional threats and hazards.

We are uniquely positioned to fulfill this mission through our expertise in a variety of disciplines, including clinical medicine and behavioral health care, emergency services, engineering and transportation science, exposure and environmental science, pharmacology and drug development, mathematics and computational science, and law and public safety. Rutgers is a leader in providing training to professionals who respond to hazardous events: from intentional acts and hazmat spills to natural disasters.

Our roles and functions include:


  • Degree programs
  • Certificate programs
  • Conferences and symposia
  • Presentations and publications


  • Discussion- and operation-based exercises and drills
  • Full-scale simulation