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IS Courses' CEUs and College Credits

Earn College Credit

Through the regional accreditation agencies, it is possible to earn transferable academic credit for completion of Independent Study courses. Frederick Community College (FCC) has assumed responsibility for the evaluation of EMI’s Independent Study courses. Courses meeting FCC’s academic standards become eligible for lower-division academic credit. To apply for college credit, you must successfully complete a course that is eligible for college credit. You can then submit an application with a fee to receive a personal copy of your college transcript. Two official copies may be directed to other institutions free of charge. For more information, visit http://www.em-study.com.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

ISP courses are evaluated and awarded CEUs in accordance with the standards established by the International Association of Continuing Education and Training (IACET). For additional information about IACET, please see their website at http://www.iacet.org/ceus/about-the-ceu/.

Active and Reserve Members of the Military

Active duty members of some branches of the military may be eligible to apply the completion of ISP courses toward promotion and retention programs. Contact your personnel or education office to determine if this program is applicable to your career progression. Our experience indicates that the member is usually required to apply and pay for college credit before receiving consideration to apply his or her participation in the ISP toward promotion or retention points. Members of the Reserve components who are required to accumulate retirement and retention points are, in most cases, able to obtain credit for their work through the ISP.

* 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-280 Overview of: Engineering Principles and Practices for Retrofitting Flood-Prone Residential Structures, FEMA Publication 259, 3rd Edition 0.1 n/a 10/18/2013
IS-284.a Using the Substantial Damage Estimator 3.0 Tool 0.3
1.0
Details
1.0 (when combined with IS-285)
3/17/2020
IS-285 Substantial Damage Estimation for Floodplain Administrators 0.4
1.0
Details
1.0 (when combined with IS-284.a)
3/17/2020
IS-288.a The Role of Voluntary Organizations in Emergency Management 0.1
1.0
Details
1.0 (when combined with IS-244.b and IS-289)
2/12/2015
IS-289 Voluntary Agency Liaison (VAL) Overview 0.3
1.0
Details
1.0 (when combined with IS-244.b and IS-288.a)
6/2/2021
IS-293 Mission Assignment Overview 0.3
1.0
Details
1.0 (when combined with IS-26, IS-1001, IS-1005 and IS-1009)
2/24/2021
IS-302 Modular Emergency Radiological Response Transportation Training 1 n/a
IS-315.a CERT and the Incident Command System (ICS) 0.2
1.0
Details
1.0 (when combined with IS-317.a)
5/1/2020
IS-317.a Introduction to Community Emergency Response Team (CERTs) 0.2
1.0
Details
1.0 (when combined with IS-315.a)
5/1/2020
IS-318 Mitigation Planning for Local and Tribal Communities 1.2 n/a 10/31/2013
IS-319.a Tornado Mitigation Basics for Mitigation Staff 0.1
1.0
Details
1.0 (when combined with IS-320, IS-321, IS-322 and IS-323)
9/12/2019
IS-320 Wildfire Mitigation Basics for Mitigation Staff 0.1
1.0
Details
1.0 (when combined with IS-319.a, IS-321, IS-322 and IS-323)
10/31/2013
IS-321 Hurricane Mitigation Basics for Mitigation Staff 0.2
1.0
Details
1.0 (when combined with IS-319.a, IS-320, IS-322 and IS-323)
10/31/2013
IS-322 Flood Mitigation Basics for Mitigation Staff 0.1
1.0
Details
1.0 (when combined with IS-319.a, IS-320, IS-321 and IS-323)
10/31/2013
IS-323 Earthquake Mitigation Basics for Mitigation Staff 0.1
1.0
Details
1.0 (when combined with IS-319.a, IS-320, IS-321 and IS-322)
10/31/2013

 
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