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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. Please do not contact the Independent Study program office as they are unable to provide assistance with these requests.

If you have an inquiry regarding the FEMA Independent Study Program, NIMS or other Emergency Management Institute (EMI) related requests such as: requests for certificates, transcripts, online test scores/results, please contact the FEMA Independent Study program office at 301-447-1200 or email Independent.Study@fema.dhs.gov for further assistance. Please do not contact the FEMA SID Help Desk as they are unable to provide assistance with these requests.

IS Courses' CEUs and College Credits

* CEU: 0.1 CEU = 1 Contact Hour.

** CEU calculation is based on the International Association of Continuing Education and Training (IACET) standards. For additional information about IACET, please see their website at http://www.iacet.org/ceus/about-the-ceu/.

*** College Credits are granted upon submission of application & payment. See "College Credit" for details.

**** Multiple courses must be completed in order to obtain 1 college credit.

 
Course Code Course Title CEUs* College Credits** Dev. Date
IS-1.a Emergency Manager: An Orientation to the Position 0.6 1.0 2/7/2013
IS-3 Radiological Emergency Management 1 1.0 10/31/2013
IS-5.a An Introduction to Hazardous Materials 1 1.0 10/31/2013
IS-8.a Building for the Earthquakes of Tomorrow: Complying with Executive Order 12699 1 1.0 10/31/2013
IS-10.a Animals in Disasters: Awareness and Preparedness 0.4 1.0 10/2/2015
IS-11.a Animals in Disasters: Community Planning 0.5 1.0 10/2/2015
IS-15.b Special Events Contingency Planning for Public Safety Agencies 0.4
1.0
Details
1.0 (When combined with IS-660)
10/31/2013
IS-18.16 FEMA EEO Employee Course 2016 0.1
1.0
Details
1.0 (when combined with IS-19, IS-20, IS-21, IS-33, IS-101, IS-106 and IS-107)
1/4/2016
IS-19.16 FEMA EEO Supervisor Course 2016 0.1
1.0
Details
1.0 (when combined with IS-18, IS-20, IS-21, IS-33, IS-101, IS-106 and IS-107)
1/4/2016
IS-20.16 Diversity Awareness Course 2016 0.1
1.0
Details
1.0 (when combined with IS-18, IS-19, IS-21, IS-33, IS-101, IS-106 and IS-107)
2/8/2016
IS-21.16 Civil Rights and FEMA Disaster Assistance 0.1
1.0
Details
1.0 (when combined with IS-18, IS-19, IS-20, IS-33, IS-101, IS-106 and IS-107)
1/4/2016
IS-26 Guide to Points of Distribution 0.4
1.0
Details
1.0 (when combined with IS-102.c, IS-293 and IS-634)
8/11/2010
IS-27 Orientation to FEMA Logistics 0.4
1.0
Details
1.0 (When combined with IS-245.a and IS-246)
10/31/2013
IS-29 Public Information Officer Awareness 0.2
1.0
Details
1.0 (When combined with IS-701 and IS-706)
10/31/2013
IS-30.a Mitigation eGrants for the Subgrant Applicant 0.5
1.0
Details
1.0 (when combined with IS-31.a)
10/31/2013
 

 
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