Accredited Degree Program

The Accredited Degree Program is a primary initiative of the Foundation and where we invest the largest amount of human, volunteer, and financial resources.  Increasing the number of graduates with FM degrees entering the workforce is essential for the future of the profession.

Join us as we support the development of highly skilled and capable future practitioners by promoting the expansion of accredited FM degrees offered by higher education institutions worldwide.

In addition, we support FM students with our annual FM scholarship program and Ignite FM Student Competitions.  Visit the student section of our website for more information

See the full listing of FM Accredited Degree Programs worldwide »

The Facility Management Accreditation Commission (FMAC) is the IFMA Foundation’s Commission that is responsible for developing, mentoring, overseeing the academic accreditation of those higher education Facility Management Academic Programs, globally.

The mission of the FMAC is to be the leading international advocate and expert in overseeing quality Facility Management higher-education, and to promote, support, and accredit Facility Management degree programs.  The Facility Management Accreditation Commission oversees the FM ADP Program Standards for student outcome expectations.  The FMAC is made up global members from Asia, Europe and North America.  Those academic members are representatives from FMAC Accredited Degree Programs.

Why Accreditation Matters to FM (.pdf)

For complete information regarding the FMAC Standard Documents, download the document below.

Associate Degree Programs Standards 

Bachelors Degree Programs Standards

Masters Degree Programs Standards

If you are interested in learning more about becoming an accredited degree program or a registered facility management program, please contact Diane Levine at +1 281-974-5620  or

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