Real Estate & Real Estate Appraisal

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John Beshk

Residential Faculty - Business


This program is part of the Business Department.

Field of Interest

Field of Interest: Business, Entrepreneurialism, and Management
Real Estate & Real Estate Appraisal

A career in real estate can be challenging and rewarding. Even lucrative. It’s an attractive profession that requires a solid educational foundation. The road to your first realty deal begins at MCC.

The Real Estate & Real Estate Appraisal program is designed for students who plan to enter the real estate profession. Our program includes in-depth exposure to real estate principles, practices, appraisals, sales, and much more. If you plan on following the curriculum you should become familiar with the provisions of the real estate codes and with the licenses required.

The Real Estate & Real Estate Appraisal program includes four areas of study:

  • Real Estate
  • Real Estate – Certified Residential Appraiser
  • Real Estate – Licensed Real Estate Appraiser
  • Real Estate – Residential Appraisal Apprentice

The Right Pathway for You

MCC offers Certificates of Completion and Associate Degrees for this program. Your interests and goals will guide you in selecting the pathway that is ideal for you. You may find a combination of certificates or degrees is the fastest way to realize your dreams.


The knowledge and skills acquired while earning a Certificate of Completion (CCL) can help launch you into a new career or energize your current job. Generally requiring fewer credit hours than degrees or transfer programs, a CCL may be your best first step into higher education.

A list of available certificates offered in the Real Estate & Real Estate Appraisal program
Name Type Title Courses
Certificate of Completion CCL Real Estate: Prelicense
Certificate of Completion CCL Residential Appraisal Trainee


MCC’s associate degrees enhance your resume and prepare you to enter the workforce with an advantage. Whether you are interested in simply completing basic, required college courses or specializing in a specific area, there’s a degree for you.

A list of available associate degrees offered in the Real Estate & Real Estate Appraisal program
Name Type Title Courses
Associate in Applied Science AAS Certified Residential Appraiser

Career Opportunities

Successful completion of the Real Estate & Real Estate Appraisal program may lead to employment in a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are examples of related occupations with associated Maricopa County-based annual median wages*. Some occupations may require additional education or training. You can click on any occupation to view more detail regarding education level, wages, and employment information.

* Career and wage information provided by Emsi using data, reports, and forecasts which are generated using government data sources and Emsi’s proprietary analytical processes. Emsi’s data covers multiple classes of workers including QCEW, non-QCEW, and those who are self-employed. Disclaimer

Financial Aid

You can get a high-quality, affordable education. MCC’s low tuition rates and various financial aid opportunities make it possible. Explore federal and state grants, Federal Work-Study, scholarships, student loans, and other options today.

Meet with an Advisor

Become a Student

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Before signing up for classes, you’ll want to meet with an academic advisor. Together, you’ll lay out an academic plan that suits you best. This step is essential to your academic success.

Advising for the Real Estate & Real Estate Appraisal program is available through the Business department. They will help you determine the exact courses you need to get the education you’re looking for.