The UMB Office of Emergency Management, Office of the Fire Marshal, Office of Environmental Health and Safety, and Police Department offer five preparedness trainings to members of the UMB community. After completing each training, you will receive a digital micro-credential showing completion of the training. Those who complete all five courses will earn the Preparedness Pro digital credential. Digital credentials, which can be shared and displayed on a resume, CV, email signature, and/or LinkedIn profile, are offered in partnership with The Learning Institute at UMB.

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The UMB Office of Emergency Management offers this digital credential to those who have completed all five trainings:

Learn how to receive credit for prior or external training. 

Download and share the Preparedness Pro Flyer

Learn more about all five training courses below.

Emergency Preparedness Training

This is the first step in preparing for an emergency at UMB. Learn what actions to take during an emergency, where to find life-saving emergency equipment, and how to take more emergency training at UMB.

Online Training

The Emergency Preparedness Training is a 15-minute online interactive training – designed to be completed on a smartphone or tablet while in a UMB building. 

Group Training

If your UMB-affiliated group would like to receive group Emergency Preparedness Training, please contact

Self-Paced Printed Training

The Emergency Preparedness Training is available in printed formats as well.

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The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is committed to creating an informed, resilient community. UMB has developed several training opportunities and resources to ensure our students, faculty, staff, and visitors are prepared in the unlikely event of an active assailant. However, in the unlikely event of an active assailant, every second matters, and the response of UMB faculty, staff, and students is crucial in saving lives.

For more information, visit the Active Assailant Preparedness page

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) / Automated External Defibrillator (AED)

CPR and AED training is offered by the Office of Environmental Health Services (EHS).

Registration Page for CPR Provided by EHS

Stop the Bleed

Knowing how to control bleeding from a serious injury is important knowledge for everyone to have. This simple training can be taken in-person or online and can save a life. 

For more information about Stop the Bleed kits and how to receive training, visit the Active Assailant Preparedness:Stop the Bleed page

Fire Extinguisher Training

Attendees learn about the science of fire, the different types of fires and fire extinguishers, and how to properly use a fire extinguisher.

UMB departments, organizations, and community members can request in-person training by emailing

Individuals may register for in-person training provided by the Office of the Fire Marshal. 

How to Receive Credit for Prior or External Training

Please complete this form to upload documentation of prior or external training completed within the past two years. Once verified, you will receive credit towards completion of the Preparedness Pro digital credential.