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Catalog 2018-19 
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Facility Management Professional

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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.

Program Outcomes

Successful Completion:

CCBC Credential:

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

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 those who qualify
Workforce Development Sequence Scholarship
Employer/Sponsor Paid Tuition
Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS)
Local Office of Workforce Development

Program Length

This program is made up of four separate classes of 16 hours each. One class is scheduled per month for four months, and most classes are scheduled during the day on Friday and Saturday. Courses do not have to be taken in a particular order. 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

To apply, go to ccbcmd.edu/apply and complete the CCBC Non-Credit Workforce Training Certificate application.  An email will then be sent with program information and any additional requirements necessary to apply for the program.

Open Entry – No screening or documentation required.

Program Course Sequence


Courses can be taken in any order.

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

Coordinator: Nancy Kukay | nkukay@ccbcmd.edu | 443-840-4171 | Catonsville | BESS 100K

Administrative Assistant: Ollie Wright | owright@ccbcmd.edu | 443-840-4476 | Catonsville | BESS 100

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