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Beginning September 1, 2016 at 7:30 AM EST http://training.fema.gov will be down for maintenance. Access to exams will not be possible during this maintenance period. Service is expected to resume by 8:00 AM EST or earlier. Please use this form to report any issues after the maintenance window has completed.
It is expected that the applications for these limited number of spaces will be very competitive in nature. Applicants should first look at the entire Emergency Management Professional Program (EMPP) website to gauge which Academy they best fit in. Executive Academy Applicants are encouraged to carefully review all selection and application elements before submitting their application package.
Application packages will be reviewed by a selection committee and require the following four items.
Applications must be submitted following EMI's standard application process. For details see: http://www.training.fema.gov/Apply/. Included on this page are instructions about where to send your application package. Please note that State and Local applicants should forward their application to the appropriate State Emergency Management Agency for Emergency Management Services.
The application period for the 2017 Executive Academy has closed. The application period for 2018 will begin in mid May. For more information concerning the National Emergency Management Executive Academy and the application process, please visit http://www.training.fema.gov/EMPP/executive.aspx or contact Wendy Walsh at (301)447-1262 or Wendy.Walsh@fema.dhs.gov
Our admissions committee will select the most qualified applicants while ensuring a mixture of communities of practices. Applicants will be rated based on:
There is no cost for tuition. Some individuals may be eligible for stipend reimbursement.
For information about travel reimbursement eligibility and procedures, see the NETC Welcome Package at:
If you have any questions about your eligibility to receive a stipend, please contact Admissions either by email at NETCadmissions@fema.dhs.gov or by phone at 301-447-1035.