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Degree Type
62-credit Associate of Applied Science Degree

Program Code

Time to Degree
More than 2 years

Start Date
August / January

How You'll Learn

  • Hybrid
  • 8-Week Courses
  • Evening

Prepare for a rewarding career in real estate sales, property management, mortgage lending, property appraisal or property assessment. Study real estate law, real estate finance, building design and structure, accounting and real estate investments in an active learning environment, while earning valuable industry credentials along the way.

How To Apply

  • Apply online and pay the $30 application fee.
  • Submit a copy of one of the following to demonstrate your reading, writing and math skills:
    • High school GPA of 2.60 or above. Transcript must include completed coursework through the 11th grade.*
    • ACT, ACCUPLACER® or GED - 2014 Series (165 or higher).*
    • Prior college coursework may meet this requirement in whole or in part. Courses must be in the specific area(s), and you must have earned a grade of C or better (2.0 on a 4.0 scale) in the courses.*
    • If none of the above apply, sign up for the ACCUPLACER® placement test.

*Unofficial copies of these documents can be sent to

Questions on the application process? Visit the Admissions page or contact an enrollment counselor.

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Potential Careers

If you are tenacious, hardworking, detail-oriented and enjoy working with people, a career in real estate may be a good fit for you. Those in this industry may work in a residential or commercial setting, have a good network of connections in place for the market they serve, and have a problem-solving mindset.

  • Real Estate Agent
  • Appraiser
  • Mortgage Officer
  • Property Manager
  • Assessor
High School Eligibility

This program is open to qualified high school applicants. Learn more >

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Career Salaries

$31,400 - $91,300 annually, plus potential bonus opportunities

Salary range estimates based on wages for related occupations in Waukesha County as reported by Economic Modeling Specialists International (EMSI). Individual wages may vary based on experience, industry, location and specific job requirements.

Check the WCTC Graduate Success Report to view our graduates’ entry wages.

Financial Aid

As a program student, you are eligible to receive:

  • Financial aid loans
  • Scholarships
  • Other forms of assistance

Learn more about financial aid.

What Makes This Program Unique

  1. Participate in active learning, site visits and guest speaker opportunities.
  2. Evening classes accommodate the working adult. An accelerated learning environment blends interactive in-class activities with online learning.
  3. Prepare to take the Wisconsin Real Estate Salesperson Examination.

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