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Facilities Management

Facilities Management

Facilities managers are the people who plan and manage the buildings, grounds and systems of businesses and institutions. Often working behind the scenes, as a group they are involved in a broad array of activities: planning, management, finance, design, and building operations issues. This program provides students with a foundational education addressing the multi-disciplinary nature of the field, thereby allowing for diverse job opportunities. The core of the Facilities Management curriculum addresses gaining the basic technical knowledge of heating, cooling, construction, codes, processes, systems and business management.

Program Goal

The student will be able to transfer to a four-year college or university with a solid background in facilities management or become employed in an entry-level facilities management position.

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the A.A.S. in Facilities Management, graduates will be prepared to work in a variety of management positions in both public and private institutions and organizations. The courses are designed to give students both theoretical knowledge and hands-on practice and applied opportunities in:

  • Business & Finance
  • Leadership & Strategic Planning
  • Operations & Maintenance
  • Real Estate/Property Management
  • Environmental Stewardship & Sustainability
  • Human Resources
  • Communication
  • Project Management
  • Quality Improvement

Students who graduate from this program will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of construction theory and sustainable building practices
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of current codes and standards for facilities
  • Demonstrate safe and appropriate use of electrical equipment; and articulate electrical theory
  • Demonstrate written and oral proficiency in business communications
  • Articulate the fundamentals management theory and practice
  • Apply basic principles of planning, management and real estate practice
  • Communicate effectively and work as part of a team, using oral and written modes

Admissions Requirements

In addition to college-wide admissions requirements, student must:

  • Successfully complete high school algebra I and II

Technical Standards

  • The physical strength to maneuver and/or lift heavy objects
  • Good manual dexterity
  • Adequate vision (Adaptive equipment acceptable)
  • Adequate hearing (Adaptive equipment acceptable)

Transfer Opportunities

Students may transfer credits to four-year institutions such as:

  • Granite State College
  • Southern NH University
  • UNH-Manchester
  • ... and many more!

Transfer Credit Policy

Students may transfer credits earned at other accredited institutions provided a grade of "C" or better has been earned in courses with equivalent content. Appropriate transfer credits may be accepted within a 10-year timeframe.

Employment Opportunities

Graduates of the Facilities Management program may find careers as Facility Manager or Director, Plant Maintenance Engineer, Building and Systems Analyst, Administrative Services Manager, and various entry-level positions in Facilities Management.

Potential Salary

There is a wide range of jobs in the facilities management industry. See below for the average annual salary range in NH for a position with the title "property manager."

Entry Level: $37,502
Mid-Range: $56,950
Experienced: $89,274

Facilities Management Degree

Degree Program - First Year

First Year Fall Semester TH LAB CR
ETEC102M or
Introduction to Electricity and Electronics for Technicians and Building Professionals or
Electrical Fundamentals for Manufacturing
3 0 3
MATH145M or
Quantitative Reasoning or
Quantitative Reasoning - Corequisite
4 0 4
ENVS125M Introduction to Environmental Science 3 3 4
ENGL110XM or
College Composition I with Corequisite or
College Composition I
4 0 4
FYE100M MCC Essentials 1 0 1
  Total X X X
First Year Spring Semester TH LAB CR
ACCT113M Introduction to Accounting and Financial Reporting I 3 0 3
INTD123M The Built Environment: Codes and Standards 2 3 3
HVAC102M Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Systems for Non-HVAC Majors 3 0 3
HVAC103M Heating Systems for Non-HVAC Majors 3 0 3
BUS114M Management 3 0 3
  Total X X X

Degree Program - Second Year

Second Year Fall Semester TH LAB CR
BUS224M Human Resource Management 3 0 3
MATH202M Probability and Statistics 4 0 4
  Social Science Elective 3 0 3
  Foreign Language/Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3 0 3
  Total X X X
Second Year Spring Semester TH LAB CR
FMGT260M Facilities Management 4 0 4
FMGT299M Facilities Management Capstone Seminar 3 2 4
HVAC243M DDC and Building Automation Controls I 3 3 4
BUS210M Organizational Communications 3 0 3
  Total X X X
Total Credits - X

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