Learning Outcomes

The Facilities Management curriculum prepares students for employment in the management of small to large facilities. The curriculum emphasizes basic principles, making it possible for graduates to begin and progress rapidly in their careers. The program also provides opportunities for students to work as an intern at local companies.

A variety of career opportunities exist in this area for competent, well-trained facilities managers or engineers to work in manufacturing plants, hospitals, high-rise buildings, and educational institutions, as well as large-size hotels and motels.

Professionals already working in the field may enroll in the programs to upgrade their knowledge in a variety of subjects. Course work includes both technical and general education subjects. A degree or certificate provides valuable recognition for career advancement.

Associate Degree in Applied Science in Facilites Management and Engineering

The Facilities Management curriculum prepares students for employment in the management of small to large facilities. The curriculum emphasizes basic principles, making it possible for graduates to begin and progress rapidly in their careers. The program also provides opportunities for students to work as an intern at local companies.

Specifically students will learn basic management practices, nine functions of facilities, and construction management as well as how to prepare documents for bids and organize staff to make facility run smoothly.

Learning Objectives

After completing this degree, students will be able to:

  • Discuss nine areas of facility functions
  • Demonstrate introductory knowledge in planning, programming & budgeting
  • Demonstrate understanding of real estate transactions and lease types for both residential & commercial facilities
  • Explain at an introductory level the details of the design build cycle that leads to awarding of contracts
  • Identify operations and maintenance needs of a facility
  • Define and solve problems individually and with groups, using a variety of resources and methods, including technology and communicate findings effectively in writing and in speech.

Facilities Management Certificate

This certificate will prepare student to work under facilities manager assistants. Specifically students will learn basic management practices, nine functions of facilities, and construction management as well as how to prepare documents for bids and organize staff to make facility run smoothly.

Learning Objectives

After completing this certificate, students will be able to:

  • Discuss nine areas of facility functions
  • Demonstrate introductory knowledge in planning, programming & budgeting
  • Demonstrate understanding of real estate transactions and lease types for both residential & commercial facilities
  • Explain at an introductory level the details of the design build cycle that leads to awarding of contracts
  • Identify operations and maintenance needs of a facility

Associate Degree in Applied Science in Facilities Energy Systems Technology

The Facilities Energy Systems Technology prepares students for facilities maintenance and management of mechanical, electrical, hygienic, and delegate or do needed repairs. The program also provides opportunities for students to work as an intern at local companies.

Learning Objectives

After completing this program, students will be able to

  • Interpret drawings of various types of HVAC systems for comfort controls
  • Detect and demonstrate the ability to manage repairs of mechanical systems for proper operation
  • Describe lighting and power distribution of electricity issues and demonstrate the ability to manage repairs
  • Demonstrate the ability to make required modifications as per the needs of the facility
  • Demonstrate the ability to check and maintain fire protection systems in working order
  • Demonstrate the ability to manage equipment for high efficiency for energy management
  • Define and solve problems individually and with groups, using a variety of resources and methods, including technology and communicate findings effectively in writing and in speech.

Facilities Engineer Certificate

This certificate prepares students to assist facilities engineers in maintaining facilities.

Learning Objectives

After completing this program, students will be able to

  • Interpret drawings of various types of HVAC systems for comfort controls
  • Describe lighting and power distribution of electricity issues and demonstrate the ability to trouble shoot and repair.
  • Demonstrate the ability to make required modifications as per the needs of the facility
  • Demonstrate the ability to check and maintain fire protection systems in working order
  • Demonstrate the ability to manage equipment for high efficiency for energy management