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Why the FMA®?

The FMA® Designation program positions you as a key strategic contributor within your organization by helping you to create a productive work environment and handle tenant issues such as daily operations, maintenance, comfort, and safety.

What Will I Learn?

In the FMA® program, you’ll learn to manage facilities in a way that best supports tenants and staff, while meeting your organization’s overall objectives. This program covers everything from planning and project management to environmental health and worker safety. In addition, it provides the information needed to minimize maintenance costs and properly manage other timely issues.

Who Should Enroll?

Assistant facility managers, facility managers, and those responsible for daily operations and maintenance. 

Required Courses:
  Environmental Health      Ethics   Facilities Planning    
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Elective Courses (choose two):
  Asset Management 
 Managing the Org  Real Estate Finance  

NOTE: As of July 1, 2013 the FMA® Designation Program requirements have changed and the Technologies for Facilities Management course has been retired; therefore, the FMA® Designation Program requirements depend on when you enroll/enrolled in the program. 

Questions? Please e-mail or call 1.800.235.2664.

Experience Requirement

You can begin pursuing your FMA® at any time during your career. Before you are awarded your FMA® Designation, you are required to demonstrate three years of verifiable facilities management experience. The criteria are outlined in the FMA® Designation Experience Form. This form may be submitted an any time following enrollment.

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Competency Credits

For those who have prior education in an area that overlaps with the FMA®, you may be eligible to receive credit for one or more courses. To review the requirements please refer to the Administrative Competency Chart in the form below, which outlines what is eligible and how you go about applying to get credit for a course.

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  • Courses may be taken in any order.
  • Choose the flexible course delivery option that works best for you - online self-paced, collaborative virtual learning, accelerated review or classroom setting, where applicable.
  • Enroll in the FMA Designation and/or register for a class using the methods below:
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