Explore Our Degrees & Programs
Frederick Community College (FCC) has many options for students to receive a quality, affordable, and accessible education. FCC offers more than 85 programs to meet the needs of our diverse student body.
Academic Credit Programs
Credit programs allow students to complete courses along educational pathways to earn an academic degree, certificate, or letter of recognition. frederick.edu/programs
Continuing Education & Workforce Development (CEWD)
We deliver affordable and convenient workforce training and lifelong educational programs to students of all ages throughout the year. frederick.edu/quickenroll.
FCC offers over 100 credit courses online each semester. Our online courses give students a convenient, flexible learning experience with the same quality instruction we offer on campus. frederick.edu/online-learning
When registering for classes, please consider the course format, meeting dates and times, and location(s) for in-person participation, as well as requirements for real-time virtual instruction. frederick.edu/courseformats.
Placement & Testing
The Frederick Community College Testing Center Services provides high-quality testing services that enhance student learning, promote academic and career success, and support the educational and professional goals of the members of our surrounding communities.
Visit our Testing Guide at guides.frederick.edu/testing for a study plan, links to study materials, testing strategies, and valuable student resources. Unless otherwise exempted, all students are required to take reading, writing, and math placement tests (see testing exemption information on reverse). frederick.edu/testing-center
Paying for College
Financial Aid can help you complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and apply for local, state, and federal aid opportunities including scholarships, grants, loans, and work study.
FAFSA or Maryland State Financial Aid Application (MSFAA) You must be an admitted student enrolled in an eligible degree or certificate program in order to be eligible for financial aid. FCC Code - 002017 Programs offered through our Continuing Education (CE) Office are not eligible for Federal Student Aid (FSA). frederick.edu/financial-services
FCC Foundation Scholarships
FCC Foundation Scholarships Scholarships are gifts that do not need to be repaid. The FCC Foundation Scholarship application opens three times per year and is available to all FCC students.
Fall: February 1 – June 15
Spring: October 1 – December 31
Summer: Summer funds depend on availability of funding.
Career & Academic Planning Services (CAPS)
Academic advisors help students review academic requirements and degree plans, select classes, choose a major or career path, transfer to a four-year college, connect to college resources and services, and identify, foresee, and resolve challenges. frederick.edu/CAPS
Disability Access Services (DAS)
Student Success Programs offer beneficial support services to students who may be experiencing academic challenges, having difficulty adjusting to the college environment, or need extra support. They offer personalized success coaching, success workshops and events, and connections to additional college and community resources to holistically support student success. Parents Lead, Project Forward Step, and Allied Health Academy are support programs designed for adult students and parents. frederick.edu/DAS
Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) Program
PLA is the evaluation of prior college-level learning or experience-based learning. Students’ work experiences, workplace training, professional licensure and certifications, military training and service, life experiences, credits earned by standardized testing, and volunteering and community service activities are often evaluated for PLA credit awards. frederick.edu/pla
Internships & Apprenticeships
Internships & Apprenticeships Internships help students integrate what is taught in school with what is required in the workplace. Students take internships to develop knowledge and skills valued by employers. frederick.edu/internships An apprenticeship is an earn-and-learn model that is industry driven and aligned with high-quality career fields. frederick.edu/apprenticeships frederick.edu/internships
Student Success Programs
Student Success Programs offer beneficial support services to any students who may be experiencing academic challenges, having difficulty adjusting to the college environment, or need extra support. Student Success Programs offer personalized success coaching, success workshops and events, and connections to additional college and community resources to holistically support student success. frederick.edu/student-success
Veteran and Military Services (VMS)
VMS offers academic and support services for veterans, active duty personnel, National Guard and Reserve personnel, and their families. FCC participates in a variety of GI Bill® and military tuition payment options. frederick.edu/vms