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Emergency Management Institute (EMI) Residential Education Program Benefits

Program Description

The Emergency Management Institute (EMI) Residential Education Program improves emergency management practices among state, local and tribal government managers, and Federal officials, in response to emergencies and disasters. Programs embody the Comprehensive Emergency Management System by unifying the elements of management common to all emergencies: planning, preparedness, mitigation, response, and recovery.

Courses in EMI's Residential Education Program are open to the public, but applications are considered based on the target audience of the specific course. Residential Program courses are taught on-site at the Emmitsburg, Maryland facility, and differ from those taught in EMI's Independent Study Program.

General Program Requirements

In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be or have been an emergency response worker, or you must currently study or intend to pursue the field of emergency management.

Your Next Steps

The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this program.

Application Process

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Program Contact Information

More information on the EMI Residential Education program can be found online at:
You can also view information on EMI's Independent Study Program.