Mid-Atlantic Center for Emergency Management

In the face of an emergency, community resilience relies heavily on planning, preparation, and knowledge. The Mid-Atlantic Center for Emergency Management (MACEM) at FCC provides essential knowledge for professionals to prepare for, respond to, and recover from local disasters and emerging threats in today’s world.

This high-intensity field demands experts with the ability to forecast simulated threats, an extensive understanding of crisis situations, and the vigilance to launch response and recovery efforts in tumultuous environments.

MACEM provides educational options in academic and professional development program formats to provide a solid foundation to aspiring emergency management professionals. Comprehensive courses deliver critical knowledge and practical applications across all industries. Please review our program offerings below to learn more.

FEMA IS Credit Conversion
MACEM is the sole provider of college credit for the FEMA Emergency Management Institute (EMI) Independent Study Program (ISP)

Academic Credit Programs
Degree and certificate programs are delivered completely online for distance learners and in a hybrid format for local students

Professional Development & Business Solutions
Educational opportunities, career training and innovative programming is available for emergency management professionals in every phase at every level in the industry.

Professional Development for Educators
FEMA emergency preparedness courses are designed especially for educators to ensure the safety and security of students, staff and school property.

Program Information

FCC applies Quality Matters standards to the Emergency Management AAS/Certificate program courses. This nationally recognized Peer Review protocol is followed when creating and monitoring online and hybrid courses. Look for the QM logo. Learn more at www.qualitymatters.org.

A fully-accredited college, FCC has secured articulation agreements to provide program participants with opportunities to transfer to Northwestern State University of Louisiana, University of Maryland University College (UMUC) or Charter Oak State College in New Britain, Connecticut.

Tuition and Fees
Frederick Community College is dedicated to providing quality education, superior resources, and affordable tuition. View tuition & fees

Additional Information
If you have any questions, please request additional information or contact us by phone (301.624.6824) or email

Non-Discrimination Statement
The college prohibits discrimination against any person on the basis of race, religion, gender, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability of otherwise qualified individuals and any other category protected by federal, state or local law.

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