Official Hunter Safety Education Course

Need certification? Hunters 16+ just take this course. Hunters under 16 need a Hunt Safe Session.

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Nebraska Hunter Education Certificate

Who Needs Hunter Education?

State Law Persons 12 to 29 years old who hunt with a firearm or airgun in Nebraska

Get Certified in 3 steps.

  1. Study for Free

    Study the free course material. Pay $24.50 once you've passed.

  2. Complete Age Requirements

    Hunters 16+ pass this course to complete education. Hunters under 16 must pass the course and Hunt Safe Session.

  3. Get Your Certificate

    Hunters 16+ get the Hunter Education Certificate online. Hunters under 16 get their certificate after the Hunt Safe Session.

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It typically takes 4–6 hours to go through the online course, excluding quizzes/tests, and any re-studying that you may choose to do.

What People are Saying about Hunter Ed

A Comprehensive Course in Nebraska Hunter Safety Education

Developed Specifically for Nebraska Hunters

Featuring the Best Hunting Safety Videos Available

Produced by hunter education experts and found only at, these hunter safety videos are fun to watch, and they’ll make you a better, safer hunter.

Interactive Learning Exercises and Games

Your hunter safety education is reinforced by getting hands-on. Watch, click, drag, drop, shoot, and more as you progress through the hunter safety course.

Do you know when to "Shoot or Don’t Shoot"? Play Hunter Ed’s Interactive Learning Game and find out!

Comprehensive Hunter Education Content

This course includes easy-to-understand hunting safety instructions and hundreds of detailed illustrations to provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to become a safe and responsible hunter.

Hunter Ed is the only hunting safety course provider that develops print materials on behalf of state government hunting and wildlife agencies.

Studying and Completing the Nebraska State-Approved Online Course

Study the Course Content

This official training program is developed to meet the standards for hunter training established by the International Hunter Education Association (IHEA-USA).

Read each unit. The units are organized to form building blocks of information. Each unit will help you understand the information in the next units.

This official training program will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to be a safe and responsible hunter in Nebraska.

Pass the Course, Ages 16+

If you are 16 years of age or older, after completing all units, you'll proceed directly to the online Nebraska Licensed Hunter Exam.

The Nebraska Licensed Hunter Exam covers all the course material and will assess your knowledge of hunting safely in Nebraska.

You must score 85% or greater on the Nebraska Licensed Hunter Exam to pass. If you fail the Nebraska Licensed Hunter Exam, don't worry. You will have multiple opportunities to pass.

Pass the Course, Ages Under 16

If you are under 16 years of age, you'll be given the opportunity to demonstrate how well you're understanding the hunter safety topics by taking a quiz at the end of each unit.

You'll need to score 80% or greater on the unit quiz before moving on to the next unit. If you don't pass a unit quiz, that's no problem. You can study until you feel you are ready to take the quiz again.

For those under 16 years of age, after passing the online quizzes, mandatory attendance at the Nebraska Hunt Safe Session is the required second step.

After Passing the Online Course…

If you are under 16 years of age: After passing the online course, you are required to attend the Nebraska Game & Parks Commission Hunt Safe Session to complete your hunter education certification.

Nebraska Recognized

Reviewed and Recognized by:

Nebraska Game & Parks Commission
2200 N. 33rd St.
Lincoln, NE 68503


You may complete the course at your own pace. The course can be completed in one sitting or completed a little at a time over several days. Log in and out at any time, and we’ll keep track of your progress.

Mobile Ready

This hunter safety course is designed to work on your smartphone, tablet, or desktop computer. It’s easy to study the course material from any place at any time.

Made in the USA

This hunting education safety course is proudly made in Dallas, Texas, USA, and our servers and data storage facilities are located within the USA.

If I am not a licensed hunter, how do I get my state hunting license?

Depending on your age, you may be required to have a hunter education certificate in order to purchase a Nebraska Hunting License. For more information, see the Nebraska Hunter Laws and Regulations page.

Did you lose your certificate? Replace it here.