Emergency Management Associate of Applied Science1
These comprehensive 60-credit programs focus on preparedness and essential skills needed to organize and lead emergency management operations:
FEMA Independent Study curriculum serves as the foundation to deliver this online degree program.
A combination of online and on-campus courses offers regional students the option to earn a degree in a hybrid format at Frederick Community College.
Providing a broad education in emergency management with a focus on preparedness and essential skills needed to organize and lead emergency management operations, the certificate incorporates FEMA Independent Study curriculum in a 26-credit online program.
Delivering basic emergency management skills and experience pertinent to immediate entry-level employment in specialized fields, the letters of recognition incorporate specific FEMA Independent Study curriculum in condensed 6-8 credit online programs.
From K-12, secondary education to post-secondary education and beyond, the MACEM helps individuals along the entire continuum of education. Students interested in pursuing an emergency management education are encouraged to explore FCC articulation agreements with the below institutions. Contact FCC Counseling & Advising Office at 301.846.2471 to learn more.
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- Corrections Certificate
The Corrections Certificate program targets the field in criminal justice that focuses on the sentencing and treatment of offenders after they have been convicted of crimes. The certificate is designed to prepare students for employment in the corrections field, including state and federal prisons and county detention centers. The certificate program is also designed to help corrections officers improve their work-related skills and advance within their chosen careers.
- Fire Service Administration A.A.S.
The Fire Service Administration A.A.S. degree program provides the degree credential necessary for rank promotion and career advancement. This program is open to any career or volunteer fire fighter and integrates general education coursework with the major components of the Division of Fire Rescue Services (DFRS) Fire/Rescue training curriculum.
- Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Letter of Recognition
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- Police Science A.A.S.
The Police Science A.A.S. degree program prepares Maryland law enforcement officials to meet the challenges of a diverse, global society and is available to sworn, currently employed police officers who hold a current Certification and Training Standards Compliance Card issued by the Maryland Police Training Commission (MPTC), and who are graduates of a Maryland police academy certified by the Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commissions (MPCTC).