REal Estate students.

Real Estate

63-credit Associate of Applied Science Degree

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Those in real estate careers serve as the go-between for buyers and sellers of houses and properties. Their role involves finding the right commercial or residential property for their client – and for the right price. In the Real Estate program, choose to study a particular emphasis in the industry: Appraisal, Sales and Brokerage, Mortgage Lending or Property Management. Learn about topics relevant to all areas including accounting, real estate records, real estate law, real estate brokerage, real estate investments, real estate finance and business statistics. Upon graduation, receive an associate degree plus an industry-recognized certificate in an area of emphasis.

  • Prepare for jobs such as real estate agent, real estate broker, appraiser, municipal appraiser, mortgage officer, appraiser or property manager.
  • Incoming students may earn credit for prior learning for specific high school computer or related courses.
  • Select program credits may transfer to other institutions. As a complement to the Real Estate program, several specialized short-term certificates -- including Property Management, Mortgage Lending and Property Assessment -- are available within the School of Business.
  • Upon program completion, students will be prepared to take the Wisconsin Real Estate Salespersons exam and the Wisconsin Real Estate Brokers exam.
  • Opportunities for continuing education are offered throughout the year in the areas of Real Estate Appraisal, Assessment, and Real Estate Sales and Brokerage.
  • Wages of recent graduates per Graduate Follow-up Report
    • Three-year Avg. Salary for Full-time Related Employment: $41,185

Real Estate is only offered as a Blended Options program.

In the Blended Options format, programs are organized into short, manageable segments (e.g. one class meeting each week for six or eight weeks) that meet during evening hours. This format is designed primarily for working adults with some college experience. Learn how to become a Blended Options student.

Program Code 10-194-1

Required Courses

First Semester
 Course NumCourse NameCredits
 194-180 Real Estate Fundamentals3  
 106-110 Intro to Software Applications
previously MBA I
 194-182 Real Estate Law3 *
 801-136 English Composition 13+ 
Total Semester Credits
January Semester
 Course NumCourse NameCredits
 194-160 Basic Appraisal Principles2  
Total Semester Credits
Second Semester
 Course NumCourse NameCredits
 102-160 Business Law3+ 
 194-173 Building Design & Structure3+ 
 194-190 Property Management I3  
 804-123 Math w Business Apps3+*
Total Semester Credits
Summer Semester
 Course NumCourse NameCredits
 194-161 Basic Appraisal Procedures2  
 809-166 Intro to Ethics: Theory & App3  
Total Semester Credits
Third Semester
 Course NumCourse NameCredits
 104-102 Marketing Principles3+ 
 115-101 Mortgage Lending I3  
 809-196 Intro to Sociology3+*
 809-199 Psychology of Human Relations3 *
Total Semester Credits
Fourth Semester
 Course NumCourse NameCredits
 194-101 Real Estate Sales Application2  
 194-184 Real Estate Finance3  
 801-198 Speech3+*
 809-195 Economics3+*
Total Semester Credits
Summer Semester
 Course NumCourse NameCredits
 101-105 Accounting Fundamentals3 *
Total Semester Credits
Fifth Semester
 Course NumCourse NameCredits
 104-109 Social Media Marketing3  
 194-194 Real Estate Investments3  
Total Semester Credits
+ (Proficiency Exam Available)
* (Prerequisites or substitutes may apply to this class.)

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Credit Transfer Opportunities

WCTC has agreements with local high schools and various four-year colleges and universities that enable students to transition more seamlessly from high school to WCTC to four-year colleges. Transcripted credit agreements provide high school students the opportunity to take WCTC courses at their high schools. Agreements with four-year colleges enable WCTC graduates in selected programs to transfer credits, often at junior-level standing. Agreements currently in place for this program are listed below.

High School Transfer Opportunities

WCTC Course

WCTC Credits Awarded

104-102 Marketing Principles 3
106-110 Intro to Software Applications 3
804-123 Math w Business Apps 3
809-196 Intro to Sociology 3

Four Year College Transfer Opportunities

Program Specific Agreements

Program Name
Credits Awarded
Cardinal StritchAny Bachelor Degree in the College of Business and Management60+
Colorado State University-Global CampusBS Business Managementup to 64
Concordia UniversityBS General Business w/ Real Estate minorup to 70

General Agreements

Program Name
Credits Awarded
Franklin UniversityBachelor of Science (various)Junior Standing
Lakeland UniversityAny Bachelors DegreeCredits vary, check with Lakeland
Mount Mary UniversityBachelor DegreeJunior Standing
Ottawa UniversityBachelor of Arts or Sciencesup to 80, and 50%+ tuition disccount for WCTC grads
Purdue University GlobalAny Bachelorscredits vary, 20% tuition discount
Upper Iowa UniversityBachelor of Scienceup to 78
UW-Green BayBachelor of Applied Studies OnlineJunior Status
UW-OshkoshBS Leadership and Organizational Studiesup to 62
UW-StoutBachelor of Science in Managementup to 60
UW-StoutB. S. Career, Technical Education & Trainingup to 60
UW-WaukeshaBachelor Applied Arts and Sciences (BAAS)60-Junior Standing
Wisconsin Lutheran CollegeBachelor of Science in Business Management & Leadership50-70

UW-System Credit Transfer

If you are interested in attending a UW-campus, you should contact a transfer representative at the campus you plan to attend. You may also check credit transfer agreements between WCTC and the UW System to tell you which specific courses and general education classes may be accepted.

Important Cautionary Note:
This information is intended as a general description. Please verify the availability and details of the program that interests you with the transfer coordinator at the receiving institution.