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Sept. 23, 2011
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Michigan's online hunter safety course upgraded to help students learn how to be safe and successful

DALLAS — Students taking Michigan's online hunter safety course will experience a variety of new features designed to provide a high-quality educational experience that is easy and fun. One feature that remains the same is students can study for free at, paying only when they pass their hunter certification exam.

The new version of offers an optional narration feature that allows students to listen, read or both. Exam questions also are read out loud and include illustrations to help students recall what they've learned. 

In addition, Michigan's online hunter safety course is designed to engage students with a combination of short text blocks and detailed illustrations and animations. Using this mix of teaching methods helps students quickly grasp course concepts, rather than get bogged down reading long pages of text. Plus, they can study the material at at their convenience.

Students who must receive their hunter education certification to obtain a hunting license pay a one-time fee of $24.50, which is due only if they pass the test. Students can take the test as many times as they need to pass it. To complete the hunter education requirements for Michigan, you must pass both the online and field day portions of the hunter education safety course. Before beginning the online course, students should pre-register for a field day. 

To purchase a Michigan hunting license, all hunters born on or after January 1, 1960, need a hunter safety certificate. Students who take the course at learn the same material that is presented in the classroom course, which includes firearms safety, basic archery safety, hunting ethics, wildlife management, conservation, survival, and regulations. has been reviewed and approved by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. To take this course, visit

About Kalkomey
Kalkomey, parent company of, is the official provider of recreational safety education materials for all 50 states. Our print and Internet courses have been providing official safety certification since 1995. We provide safety courses in boating, hunting, bowhunting, and off-road vehicle (ORV) and snowmobile operation. For more information, visit