Training and Education
The NJ Emergency Management Association recognizes the importance of advancing the profession through innovative, progressive, and meaningful training and education. Accordingly, we encourage you participate in the programs below. Our team has vetted each program to ensure quality and integrity.
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The Emergency Manager 1 course is an academic program consisting of 80-hours of instructor-led education, with one 3-hour session each week and four 8-hour weekend sessions delivered over the course of four months. Students complete a total of 140 hours of coursework between lectures, homework assignments, and quizzes/exams. The course provides entry-level academic and practical training for individuals aspiring to enter the emergency management profession or those who seek to refine their current knowledge and skills.
The Training and Exercise Bureau develops, administers, coordinates, and assesses statewide training relevant to counterterrorism, preparedness, and intelligence gathering, analysis, and sharing.
The New Jersey State Police - Office of Emergency Management Field Training Unit provides emergency managent related training to industry professionals throughout New Jersey.
Please visit their website for more information, the annual schedule, and to register.