The Top 4 Degrees That Can Make a Difference in the Age of Public Disasters

It would be nice if life was just roses, without the thorns, but there are (tragedies) everywhere. People want to be as helpful as they can be should the moment ever arise. The following are four of the most helpful degrees to have, which can make a difference during certain public disasters.

The Botanist

The importance of a botanist is sometimes overlooked, but this person can help people. The botanist not only knows the kinds of plants that are safe to consume and others that are not but also how to plant vegetation. A group of people without food can definitely benefit from having a botanist handy.

The Criminologist

A criminologist’s attention to detail can be helpful in many situations. Of course, this person can be helpful if there has been a crime, but a criminologist may be able to uncover details about an accident that might help find a missing person or find out what caused the accident. These are just some of the things a person with a degree in criminology online can do during a crisis.

The Public Administrator

There are different types of tragedies that could plague the public. One thing that most of these tragedies have in common is panic, which is quite normal, except it can also be dangerous. A public administrator knows how to help a group of people relax and can also direct groups of people in a way that keeps everyone safe. These are just some of the skills that you can expect to master with this particular degree.

The Architect

Another degree that might be pretty helpful is an architectural degree. Certain crisis can leave groups of people homeless. This particular degree gives you the skills you need to help rebuild homes effectively or at least build a temporary shelter for people to stay in until help arrives. Sure, this degree does give you skills to go above and beyond basic shelter building, but a crisis requires quick action.

These are just some of the degrees that you can acquire if you want to be helpful during a crisis. Hopefully, some of these interest you enough to devote yourself to them. You will gain some of these helpful skills. It should be noted that these only represent some of the degrees that you can pursue. For example, degrees in the medical field can prove vital during a crisis.

Meghan Belnap - Guest Blogger | JLV College Counseling BlogMeghan Belnap | Blogger, Researcher and Freelance Writer

Meghan Belnap is a freelance writer who enjoys spending time with her family. She loves being in the outdoors and exploring new opportunities whenever they arise. Meghan finds happiness in researching new topics that help to expand her horizons. You can often find her buried in a good book or out looking for an adventure. You can connect with her on Facebook right here and Twitter right here



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