IHEA-USA Online Course

Looking for an online hunter education course? Start here!

Commercial Online Courses and Field Courses

Online courses are provided by commercial "providers" for many states. Be sure to go to your state agency website to determine what online courses are accepted in your state, including the IHEA-USA online course that is accepted in only a handful of states for certification purposes. (NOTe:  You can use the IHEA-USA as a 'practice' course or to gain hunter education information at any time since it is a free source.)

Types of Courses

Wildlife agencies and conservation organizations offer a variety of courses for hunters and trappers. Types of courses include basic hunter education, bowhunter education, blackpowder, trapper education, deer clinics turkey clinics, and waterfowl clinics.

Find a Course

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IHEA-USA Standards

The International Hunter Education Association-USA has developed standards for hunter education in cooperation with IHEA-USA partners and supporters.

Bowhunter Education Standards

Minimum standards for bowhunter education programs in North America.

Trapper Education

The content standards for trapper education courses in the Unites States are posted here. These standards were developed by trappers, biologists, and researchers working on "Best Management Practices" under guidance from the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies.

Safety Tips & Online Videos

Visit this page for information on safe hunting and shooting practices, and links to the IHEA-USA Online Video Library.

Special offers for students

When a company or an organization makes us aware of special offers for hunter education students, we post the details here.

Crossbow Safety and Information

Learn more about crossbow safety and hunting with a crossbow.