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Notice: Independent Study Exams now require a FEMA Student Identification (SID) Number. If you do not yet have a SID, register for one today: https://cdp.dhs.gov/femasid.

Welcome to the Emergency Management Institute

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To support the Department of Homeland Security and FEMA’s goals by improving the competencies of the U.S. officials in Emergency Management at all levels of government to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate the potential effects of all types of disasters and emergencies on the American people. Continue reading about EMI's Mission...

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Take an Independent Study (Online) Course
Notice: The Independent Study Exam process has changed. Social Security Numbers (SSN) are no longer accepted. Follow the steps below to take an online course:
  1. Register for a Student Identification (SID) Number if you have not done so already. How do I obtain my FEMA SID?
  2. Select a course from our course list.
  3. Review course materials by choosing any one of the options.
  4. Select the "Take Final Exam Online" link (found on each Course Overview page).
  5. Enter your SID and your additional Student Information.
  6. Answer the exam questions and submit your answer choices.
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