Madison Area Technical College

1701 Wright St, Madison, WI 53704-2599

Real Estate Sales Certificate

Program Details

The School of Business and Applied Arts within Madison Area Technical College is offering prospective students the option of completing a Real Estate Sales Certificate. The Real Estate Sales Certificate program is designed for students who are interested in careers within areas such as industrial, commercial and residential real estate. Students will gain the licensing courses needed to sell and manage real estate and will be educated in the proper sales skills needed in the industry today. Some program goals are to educate students in the fundamentals of real estate market, property rights, ownership and financing.


Some courses offered in the certificate program are Selling Principles, Real Estate Law, Real Estate Brokerage, Business to Business Sales, Retail Management, Retail Internship and Sales Management. All students must earn a grade of “C” or higher in all core certificate program classes in order to be a certificate recipient. Program classes will be offered on the Truax campus, however, some courses for the program will be offered online and do not require classroom attendance.


After receiving Real Estates Sales Certificate students will be able to qualify for the Wisconsin Real Estate License and fulfill the requirements for continuing education. Students will be proficient in skills such as give effective real estate sales presentations, use computer skills for real estate sales analysis, communicate effectively in the work environment, recognize professional values and behavior, and apply real estate laws to draft legal forms and contracts that are used in the real estate field.  Upon completion of the certificate program, students may find careers as Assessor/Home Inspector, Property Manager, Loan Officer, Real Estate Broker, Real Estate Salesperson and Rental Agent.

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Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission



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