National Fire Academy online and online-mediated courses

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Online courses through NFA Online

The National Fire Academy (NFA) offers fire and emergency services personnel a free, flexible and convenient way to receive career-enhancing training. Through NFA Online, students can complete self-paced courses 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Continuing Education Units (CEUs) or college credit are available for most courses.

Getting started is easy:

  1. Find out what online courses are available in NFA course catalog. On-campus students: select the Catalog link for Q code pre-course assignments.
  2. From the course description page, select the link “Apply Online.” This will take you to the NFA Online website.
  3. Select the link “New students: click here to register now!”

NFA Online Help Desk

If you have any questions or experience problems taking NFA Online courses, please contact our Help Desk at nfaonlinehelp@fema.dhs.gov.

Quick tips for new and returning students

Online-mediated courses

The NFA also delivers courses through an online mediated instruction format using a combination of online learning and discussion boards. A listing of online-meditated courses and descriptions is available through the NFA course catalog.