|February 16 - March 15||Roles of Local Government|
|April 6 - May 3||Building an Effective EM Program|
|June 8 - July 5||Planning and Preparedness|
|August 3 - 30||Resource Management|
|October 5 - November 1||Unmet Needs and Challenges|
Each of the five courses required for completion of the certification program are offered exclusively on-line; each last for four weeks.
Certificates will be awarded following successful completion of each course, with recognition of certification and a lapel pin being awarded following completion of all five courses. The fee for each course is $400. All course and reading materials will be provided within the course.