Jun 18, 2024  
Catalog 2017-18 
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Facility Management Professional

Program Description

The Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC) has partnered with the Chesapeake Chapter of the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) to offer courses leading to the Facility Management Professional™ (FMP) credential. To earn the credential, all four courses must be successfully completed, in any order.

Program Outcomes

Successful Completion:

CCBC Credential:

Students will have access to a Continuing Educations academic record (transcript). Students will be awarded a Continuing Education Workforce Training Certificate.

External Credential:

Upon successful completion of the classes and online tests, students will achieve a Facility Management Professional™ Continuing Education Workforce Training Certificate and a Facility Management Professional™ certification from the International Facility Management Association (IMFA).

Certifying Organization:

International Facility Management Association (IMFA)


Financial Aid and Payment Options

  • Partial Payment Option (through Nelnet Business Solutions)
  • Tuition Waiver for Senior Citizens and Individuals with Disabilities
  • Employer/Sponsor Paid Tuition
  • Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS)
  • Local Office of Workforce Development

Program Length

4 months

This four class series includes 64 hours of instruction. Most classes are scheduled during the day on Friday and Saturday. Students have flexibility in taking the series over the course of a few months or longer. Courses are offered at CCBC Catonsville.

Program Requirements

High School Diploma or GED. Minimum age of 18.


Prior experience as a facility manager.

Application Process

Open Entry – No screening or documentation required.

Program Course Sequence

Course Number



Course Hours

Textbook Information

(approximate cost; subject to change)

Costs **


VOA 976

Operations and Maintenance for FMP


Texts will be provided in class.



VOA 977

Project Management for FMP


Texts will be provided in class.



VOA 978

Finance and Business Essentials for FMP


Texts will be provided in class.



VOA 979

Leadership and Strategy Essentials for FMP


Texts will be provided in class.



Course Series Totals:





Additional Information

Career Opportunities:​

The Facility Management Professional™ (FMP™) program is best suited for people who are already working in facilities management and want to advance their careers.  A college degree increases employability.

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Program Contact Information


Nancy Kukay



Catonsville, BESS 100K

Administrative Assistant:

Ollie Wright



Catonsville, BESS 100