Eastern Michigan University

Environmental Health & Safety

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FEMA Independent Study

The Emergency Management Institute (EMI) offers self-paced courses designed for people who have emergency management responsibilities and the general public. All are offered free-of-charge to those who qualify for enrollment. 

FEMA's Independent Study Program offers courses that support the nine mission areas identified by the National Preparedness Goal.

  1. Incident Management
  2. Operational Planning
  3. Disaster Logistics
  4. Emergency Communications
  5. Service to Disaster Victims
  6. Continuity Programs
  7. Public Disaster Communications
  8. Integrated Preparedness
  9. Hazard Mitigation


The EMU Emergency Management Office encourages faculty, staff and especially students to explore these topics and available trainings.  Please contact us if you are an aspiring Public Safety professional and would like guidance on classes to take from FEMA and other resources.  

After completing a class, we invite you to email us your certificate of completion at [email protected]  

Access the FEMA Independent Study Program.