The NFA Application Period Now Open

The application period for the second semester of National Fire Academy resident classes opened on Saturday, October 15th. The application period closes December 15.  Second semester includes those classes scheduled from April 1 – September 30, 2012

All information about courses, applications and suggestions for successful completion of the application can be found at the following sites:

Course Catalog and schedules:
Download Application:

FEMA Form 119-25-1, General Admissions Application (formerly FEMA Form 75-5) (PDF, 629 Kb) 

Use this application if your course code begins with the following letters: R, N, O, P, or T. 

Tips to completing your application:

Completed applications for resident courses must be sent to the following address: 

Office of Admissions, Building I, Room 216
National Emergency Training Center
16825 South Seton Avenue
Emmitsburg, MD 21727-8998

Applications may also be faxed to (301) 447-1441.
For more information, please call the Admissions Office at (800) 238-3358, ext. 1035 or (301) 447-1035.

NFA Application Period Now Open

Don’t forget! The National Fire Academy is now accepting applications for the first semester FY2010. The first semester includes classes that begin October 1, 2009 through March 31, 2010.

Wondering what classes are being offered and when? Check out the course schedule online by selecting the 2009-2010 First Semester Schedule link at:

What’s it cost, you ask? There are no tuition fees for NFA courses. All instruction and course materials are provided at no cost. Transportation costs and lodging for students who represent career or volunteer fire departments, rescue squads, or state/local governments attending on-campus courses are currently provided as part of funding under the student stipend reimbursement program. Your cost will be meals and breaks from our on-campus dining facility.

Applying is easy! Follow the How to Apply information provided at: Resident courses require the two-page FEMA Form 75-5 application which is available for download at this site.

Application deadline is June 15. Don’t wait! Get your application in today!