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Welcome to the Monroe Center

Located at 200 Monroe Avenue in Frederick, Maryland, the Monroe Center is home to our Hospitality, Culinary & Tourism Institute as well as construction, engineering, business, technology and healthcare training programs. Schedule a group tour to visit us! 

Workforce Training Certificates
To prepare you for direct entry into the workforce, training programs deliver the knowledge and skills necessary for employment in high-demand industries. Comprised of a course or series of courses, credentials demonstrate acquired knowledge, skills and capabilities within a specific industry. Learn more.

New Opportunity to Earn Digital Badges
Digital badges provide a more complete picture of your achievements, be easily recognized, and verified by employers, associations, and organizations. Learn more.

200 Monroe Now Accepting Reservations, Opens September 28
The Hospitality, Culinary & Tourism Institute (HCTI) is now accepting 200 Monroe dinner reservations for the 2023 fall semester. Opening Thursday evenings* beginning September 28, we offer an exclusive 3-course dinner prepared and served to you by our students in our full-service restaurant. Also available as carry out. All proceeds directly support HCTI student learning. Make your reservations today and learn more about HCTI
*With the exceptions of November 9 and November 23.


Note for FCPS High School Students
Frederick County Public School students may receive free tuition through Dual Enrollment at FCC for all courses. Fee and book scholarships may be available for select programs. Students should speak with their high school counselor first if they plan to enroll in an FCC workforce development course or program.

Monroe Center Group Tours
  • We welcome group tours to the Monroe Center to see our labs, visit the classrooms, meet our instructors, and more.
  • Group tours are designed for middle and high school, adult, and community groups or organizations who wish to schedule a visit with Frederick Community College, either virtually or in person.
  • To request a group tour, please complete our group tour online form and a member of our Admissions team will contact you to schedule your visit.