Property Assessment

11-credit Technical Certificate

A property assessor or appraiser looks at a home or other property and estimates its value for financing insurance, tax, sales or related purposes. Assessors can be self-employed and work independently or they may work for the government. In this short-term certificate program, gain basic skills and knowledge needed to work in the property assessor field, including the fundamentals of real estate and property assessment, mass appraisal and Wisconsin assessment law. State recognized techniques and property valuation are included in the curriculum.

  • Evening completion options are available for this certificate.
  • Some credits earned in Property Assessment may be applied toward degree and diploma programs within WCTC’s School of Business.
  • The short-term certificate complements many degree and diploma programs within the School of Business.

Required Courses

First Semester
 Course NumCourse NameCredits
 194-170 Assessment Commercial Property2  
 194-171 Introduction to Mass Appraisal2  
 194-180 Real Estate Fundamentals3  
Total Semester Credits
Second Semester
 Course NumCourse NameCredits
 194-110 Intro to Property Assessment2  
 194-128 Wisconsin Assessment Law2  
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.

There are no credit transfer agreements for this program at this time. For more information, contact your academic advisor.

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.