Real Estate Broker Associate

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Program Information

  • Location: West Allis Campus
  • Pathway: Business & Management
  • Program Code: 30-194-1
  • Offering: In-class
  • Degree Type: Technical Diploma
  • Start Dates: August/January

About the Real Estate Broker Associate Diploma


Address your interests in the buying and selling of real estate. This program’s coursework prepares you to operate a real estate office, or work for commercial real estate firm, overseeing real estate transactions.

Employment of real estate brokers and sales agents in the U.S. is projected to grow 6% from 2016 to 2026.

You can earn the Property Management certificate and Real Estate Salesperson certificate on the way to completing this technical diploma. Your credits can be applied toward completing the Real Estate associate degree.

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This comprehensive, state-approved program prepares you for a range of careers in the real estate field, including sales and brokerage, building inspection and property management. Courses that meet educational requirements to qualify for state licensing exams are part of the curriculum.

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Real Estate Salesperson

The two courses in this certificate satisfy the educational requirement that must be met prior to taking the State of Wisconsin Real Estate Salesperson Exam. You will learn about the duties and responsibilities of a real estate professional.

Detailed Program Information

2020-21 Curriculum

Semester Course Course Name Credits
(1) RLEST-180 Principles of Real Estate ^ 3
(1) RLEST-182 Real Estate Law ^ 3
(1) RLEST-183 Real Estate Broker Preparation 3
(1) RLEST-187 Broker Management  3

( ) Semester order for full-time students.
‡ Prerequisite required.
^ Counts toward earning the Real Estate Salesperson certificate.

Program curriculum requirements are subject to change.

Current MATC students should consult their Academic Program Plan for specific curriculum requirements.

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2020-2021 Program Card

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Program Outcomes

  • Prepare real estate contracts and documents in accordance with applicable laws
  • Apply concepts of property valuation to real estate transactions
  • Identify environmental issues in real estate transactions
  • Demonstrate real estate brokerage business management skills

Career Outlook

Employment of real estate brokers and sales agents in the U.S. is projected to grow 6% from 2016 to 2026.

Possible Careers

Real Estate Agent
Brokerage Investment
Property Management


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Downtown Milwaukee Campus, Main Building, Room M312-314
Mequon Campus, Room A108-110
Oak Creek Campus, Room A121
West Allis Campus, Room 103

Last updated: 08/24/2020