Property Management Certificate
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 degree and other real estate certificates.
Learning Outcomes
  • 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.
Course Number Course Title Credits
course(RES100) Real Estate Fundamentals 5
course(RES101) Technology for Real Estate 5
course(RES120) Real Estate Principles of Maintenance & Repair 1.5
course(RES140) Real Estate Sales Practice 3
course(RES170) Real Estate Law 3
course(RES220) Real Estate Economics 3
  Any 2 courses from the Required Options List 6

Required Options List

  • course(RES201)
  • course(RES202)
  • course(RES203)
  • course(RES204)
Total Credits -- Minimum
  • 1st quarter: course(RES100), course(RES120), required options
  • 2nd quarter: course(RES101), course(RES140), course(RES170), course(RES220)
Sequence Type

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.