Frederick Community College

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Frederick Community College
Frederick Community College Seal.png
MottoAvec progres marchons en avant
Motto in English
Let us move forward with progress
TypeCommunity College
PresidentElizabeth "Libby" Burmaster
39°27′8″N 77°25′3″W / 39.45222°N 77.41750°W / 39.45222; -77.41750Coordinates: 39°27′8″N 77°25′3″W / 39.45222°N 77.41750°W / 39.45222; -77.41750
NewspaperThe Commuter
ColorsGreen and gold
FCC Logo

Frederick Community College (FCC) is a community college in Frederick, Maryland.


FCC has over 70 different degree and continuing education programs.[1]

Emergency Management[edit]

FCC is the only college in the country contracted with FEMA's Emergency Management Institute to provide college credit for the Independent Study Program (ISP). FCC offers 8 specialized Letters of Recognition, an Undergraduate Certificate, and an Associate of Applied Science degree in Emergency Management.[3]


The FCC campus has moved several times over the years. Originally the campus was within what is now Frederick High School. It was moved to its current location (7932 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick MD 21702) in 1970.[1]

JBK Theater[edit]

The Arts Center is a cultural resource center that presents quality performances, exhibitions, and educational programs for the College and the community.

Campus security[edit]

FCC has campus security on campus 24 hours a day.[4] There are telephones around the campus that may be used to call numbers within the school and to call emergency numbers, such as 911.[4] FCC security are willing to provide a number of services in addition to just responding to incidents. They act to prevent crime by doing things such as, walking people to their cars when it is dark, and work closely with the Frederick Police when incidents do occur.[4]


In its 52-year history, Frederick Community College has grown from 77 students to more than 17,000 students registered this past year in the academic and continuing education/customized training divisions.


The athletic department offers eight intercollegiate sports including men's baseball, basketball, golf and soccer and women's basketball, volleyball, softball and soccer.


  1. ^ a b c "Campus History". Frederick Community College. 16 July 2009. Retrieved 20 August 2010.
  2. ^ "Student Demographics". Frederick Community College. 29 October 2009. Retrieved 20 August 2010.
  3. ^ "Emergency Management". Frederick Community College. 4 April 2014. Archived from the original on 20 Feb 2014. Retrieved 20 April 2014.
  4. ^ a b c "Security". Frederick Community College. September 2008. Retrieved 20 August 2010.

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