FEMA Independent Study

Were you aware there are independent study courses offered through the Emergency Management Institute of FEMA.

The Emergency Management Institute (EMI) offers self-paced courses designed for people who have emergency management responsibilities and the general public. All are offered free-of-charge to those who qualify for enrollment.

FEMA’s Independent Study Program offers courses that support the nine mission areas identified by the National Preparedness Goal.

  • Incident Management
  • Operational Planning
  • Disaster Logistics
  • Emergency Communications
  • Service to Disaster Victims
  • Continuity Programs
  • Public Disaster Communications
  • Integrated Preparedness
  • Hazard Mitigation

Here is a list of just a few of the courses offered:

  • Household Hazardous Materials – A Guide to Citizens (IS-55a)
  • Leadership and Influence (IS-240b)
  • Animals in Disasters: Awareness and Preparedness (IS-10a)
  • Basic Workplace Security Awareness (IS-906)
  • Protecting Your Home or Small Business from Disaster (IS-394a)
  • Active Shooter: What You Can Do (IS-907)