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EMI Independent Study Program

Program Description
The EMI Independent Study program consists of self-paced courses designed for both the general public and people who have emergency management responsibilities. They are offered free-of-charge to all who qualify for enrollment, and college credit can be obtained through a for-fee service after successful completion of a course. Each Independent Study Course includes lessons with practice exercises and a final examination. Those who score 75 percent or better are issued a certificate of achievement from EMI. Course completion times vary from two to fourteen hours, depending on the course and the student’s background.

General Program Requirements
In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a US national, citizen or dual citizen.

Application Process
For more information, see the Program Contact Information below.

Program Contact Information
More information about this program can be found online at:

You can also send email to:

Managing Agency
U.S. Department of Homeland Security

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