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Intro to Emergency Management for Fire Service





ACE Credit Recommendation:

In the lower-division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in fire science, fire administration, fire protection, emergency management, or emergency medical services (7/14).


This course is designed to identify basic definitions, concepts and systems utilized within the emergency management discipline.  The course includes identification of hazards and risks, activities found within the four phases of emergency management.  It addresses federal, state and local roles and responsibilities in a major disaster, with an emphasis on government coordination and the solutions to complicated problems that frequently arise in disasters.  This course is designed for fire fighters, local jurisdiction officials, emergency managers, volunteers and other emergency service personnel.

This course is approved by the United States Fire Administration’s National Fire Academy.


Course Length:

Time Limit for Course Completion is 60 days from the time of enrollment. All assessments must be submitted and graded within this time.



This online course is hosted by the University of Missouri Extension. In order to enroll in this course you will need to create an Extension Passport. Once you have created an Extension Passport you will have access to all courses provided by MU Extension. Click the Enroll Now button below for instructions on how to create your Extension Passport and enroll in this course.




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This course is available for CEU Credit or for ACE Approved (college transfer credit). When enrolling for class you will be asked to select which type of credit you wish to receive from the course.

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