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Emergency Management Professional Program (EMPP)

The vision of the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA's) Emergency Management Institute (EMI) is to strengthen the field of emergency management by establishing an Emergency Management Professional Program (EMPP). The EMPP provides a framework for acquiring the knowledge, skills, and abilities to enter and progress through the field and to meet the challenges of a dynamic and complex environment. The entire EMPP curriculum is designed to provide a lifetime of learning for a career in emergency management.

The EMPP includes three distinct competency-based academies shown in the table below:

National Emergency Management Academies

National Emergency
Management Basic Academy
Focus: Foundational knowledge and skills in Emergency Management
National Emergency Management
Advanced Academy
Focus: Advanced Concepts and Issues in Emergency Management; Leadership & Management; and Critical/Strategic Thinking
National Emergency Management
Executive Academy
Focus: Executive Level Leadership Theories, Strategic and Critical Thinking, Decision Making and Complex Systems

Points of Contact

Contact these individuals for more information about the following programs:

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