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Property Management Certificate
Description
View printer friendly version. The Real Estate Property Management certificate provides a strong background in commercial and residential property management. The curriculum prepares students to specialize in property management while working as real estate brokers, property managers, and investors. All courses may be applied toward the Real Estate AAS-T degree and other real estate certificates.      
Learning Outcomes
  • • Communicate effectively in a Real Estate environment
  • • Use technology to support Real Estate related activities
  • • Practice according to the ethical and legal standards of the Real Estate industry
  • • Demonstrate readiness to take the Washington Real Estate Licensing Exam
  • • Demonstrate comprehension of real estate law practices
  • • Demonstrate an understanding of the principles and scope of residential and/or commercial real estate management.
  • • Explain the economic factors that influence property management strategies and real estate ownership.
  • • Perform property management activities including developing a budget, a management plan, a property analysis, and a physical maintenance plan.
Curriculum

Program Requirements

Course Number

Certificate Requirements (26.5 credits)

 

RES 100

Real Estate Fundamentals (DOL Pre-licensing educational requirement)

5

RES 120

Real Estate Principles of Maintenance & Repair

1.5

RES 140*

Real Estate Sales Practices (DOL Pre-licensing educational requirement)

3

RES 170*

Real Estate Law (DOL Post–licensing education requirement

3

RES 220*

Real Estate Economics

3

BUS 169

Using Computers in Business I

5

 

 

 

Electives

Choose 6 credits from the following courses

 

RES 202

Multi-Family Property Management

3

RES 203

Property Management – Commercial

3

RES 125*

Real Estate Math

2

RES 164* or
RES 260*

Real Estate Finance – Residential
Real Estate Finance — Commercial

5
5

BUS 236

Interpersonal Communications for the Workplace

5

Total Credits: 26.5
(excluding pre-requisites)

 

Education Planning Note:  Not all classes are offered every quarter, some are only offered once a year or once every two years.  Refer to the class schedule, the annual forecast, to the department, and to an advisor for efficient education planning.

Total Credits -- Minimum
26.50
Sequence

This program of study is outlined by quarter. Courses should be taken in the indicated sequence in order to complete the certificate in the shortest amount of time possible. However, it should not be concluded that students will always proceed through their program of study exactly as prescribed here. The number of quarters listed here is minimal. Not all courses are offered every quarter and most are only offered once a year. Individual student experiences, educational and training background, and personal schedules and demands may all affect the time it takes to finish this program. Although, in general, summer quarter is not considered one of the full-time quarters at North Seattle College, there are essential required classes in this certificate that are only offered summer quarter.

Fall – 5-13 credits

Winter – 11 credits

Spring – 3-8 credits

Summer – 1.5-11.5 credits

RES100

RES164*

RES203*

 

5

5

3

RES140

RES220

BUS169 (See Note 1)

3

3

5

RES170

BUS236* (See Note 1)

 

3

5

RES120

RES125*

RES202*

1.5

2

3

5

 

RES260*

 

Total Credits

 

26.5

Notes:

        *      Designates electives. This certificate requires a minimum of 6 elective credits.

  1. BUS classes are generally offered every quarter, including summer.Check the academic schedule.
Sequence Type
Suggested
Notes

Most employers require property managers to be licensable as real estate brokers in Washington State, and develop proficiency using industry-specific software. Successful completion of course(RES100) and course(RES140) permit students to take the Washington State Real Estate Broker Exam.

Due to changes in state guidelines, courses, course numbering, and credit amounts are subject to change without notice.

Always contact advising office first for questions and/or planning:

NSC Advising Office: 206-934-3658 or online at northseattle.edu/advising

Program Website: northseattle.edu/certificates/property-management-certificate

Real Estate Department

Program Contact: Mark Potter – 206-934-3725 – Mark.Potter@SeattleColleges.edu

Effective beginning Spring 2017
Real Estate Property Management

CIP Code: 52.1501