Residential Property Management
Associate in Science Degree (CIP# 1552150100)
The Residential Property Management Associate in Science (A.S.) degree at Valencia College is a two-year program that prepares students to work in the residential property management field. Students are trained to become highly qualified managers and other on-site personnel to help manage and operate residential rental properties.
The curriculum was developed with guidance and input from respected educational and industry leaders in the property management field. Students will learn about basic functions and effective management practices related to residential property management, including best practices for leasing and marketing properties, common procedures for maintaining residential properties, legal and ethical issues, human resource functions, finance and accounting operations, and effective communication skills.
Valencia’s Residential Property Management program has been endorsed by the National Apartment Association’s Education Institute (NAAEI), the Apartment Association of Greater Orlando (AAGO), and the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM). These endorsements, along with strong support from established leaders in the residential property management field, gives students an opportunity to earn respected industry certifications, as well as gain valuable work experience through the program’s internship requirement.
Upon completion of the program, students will have the opportunity of earning both the National Apartment Leasing Professional (NALP) certificate and the Certified Apartment Manager (CAM) certification—value added credentials recognized by the property management industry.
Prominent program sponsors include: Concord Rents, the Apartment Association of Greater Orlando (AAGO), the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) and the National Apartment Association (NAA).
Although scheduling may not always provide for the following progression of courses, students should use the foundation, intermediate and advanced course sequence as a guide in program planning. Students are strongly encouraged to consult a career program advisor in the department office for assistance in determining the best education plan for their career goals.
All degree-seeking students must satisfy entry testing requirements and satisfactorily complete all mandatory courses in reading, student success, mathematics, English, and English for Academic Purposes in which the student is placed.
Alternative Ways to Earn Credit
You may be eligible to receive credit toward this degree if you are currently employed in the industry and have earned one of the following approved credentials (ARM, CAM, CAPS, CPM, or NALP). To learn more about Valencia's award of credit options, visit http://valenciacollege.edu/asdegrees/credit_alternative.cfm. Eligible students should contact the academic department and/or Career Program Advisor for more information about the requirements for the award of credit.
Degree-seeking students enrolling at Valencia for the first time will have a limited range of courses from which to choose for their first 18 college-level credits. Within the first 18 college credit hours, you will be required to take ENC1101 (3 credits), and if applicable, SLS 1122 (3 credits) and a mathematics course appropriate to your selected meta-major (3 credits). The remaining courses will be chosen from the General Education Core Courses in humanities (3 credits), science (3 credits), or social science (3 credits), and/or the introductory courses within the A.S. degree programs. For specific courses see the Foundation Courses on the “Program Requirements” tab. For course sequencing recommendations, see your Career Program Advisor or create an education plan by logging into Atlas, clicking on the LifeMap tab and clicking My Education Plan.
- Property Manager
- On Site Apartment Manager
- Leasing Manager
- Maintenance Manager
- Assistant Property Manager
Salary & Earnings Information
For salary and wage information, visit: www.floridawages.com.
To learn more about this program, contact Enrollment Services at firstname.lastname@example.org or 407-582-1507 or visit valenciacollege.edu/residential-property-management/.
Contact the Career Program Advisor below for more information.
Eldon Warfield, Program Chair: 321-682-4024
Roxana Boulos, Career Program Advisor: 321-682-4231
Internship and Workforce Services
If you need assistance with job resources or in locating an internship, please visit: valenciacollege.edu/internship
- Students will extract information from property details and prepare a before-tax cash flow pro forma statement for a residential property.
- Students will calculate common performance metrics used in the analysis of residential property management and investing.
- Students will exhibit an understanding of industry standards for marketing, demonstrating, and leasing residential property.
- Students will distinguish between discriminatory and non-discriminatory practices pertaining to marketing, leasing, and resident relations.
- Students will define the property manager’s role in the effective maintenance of residential real estate assets, including scheduling resources, inspecting performance, and analyzing financial consequences.
|Year 1 - Term 1|
|ENC 1101||FRESHMAN COMPOSITION I +*~||3|
|SLS 1122||New Student Experience ~||3|
|REE 1500||INTRODUCTION TO RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT||3|
|GEB 1011||Introduction To Business||3|
|Year 1 - Term 2|
|OST 1335C||BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS||3|
|MGF 1106||COLLEGE MATHEMATICS +*~||3|
|PSY 2012||General Psychology ~||3|
|MKA 2021||Principles Of Selling||3|
|Year 1 - Term 3|
|REE 2502||LEASING AND MARKETING RESIDENTIAL PROPERTIES||3|
|REE 2430||RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY LAW||3|
|ACG 2021C||PRINCIPLES OF FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING||3|
|CGS 2100C||COMPUTER FUNDAMENTALS AND APPLICATIONS||3|
|or OST 2858C||MICROSOFT EXCEL|
|Year 2 - Term 1|
|REE 2507||RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY SECURITY AND RISK MANAGEMENT||3|
|REE 2505||RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY MAINTENANCE FOR MANAGERS||3|
|REE 2503||RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT FINANCE||3|
|REE 2943||INTERNSHIP IN RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT||3|
Or See Elective Credits Below
|Year 2 - Term 2|
|Humanities||See Gen. Ed. Core or Institutional Requirement +*~||3|
|REE 2506||RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT AND LEADERSHIP||3|
|REE 2951||RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CAPSTONE PROJECT||3|
|REE 2943||INTERNSHIP IN RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT||3|
|or REE 2508||RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT OF SPECIALIZED HOUSING|
|Total Credit Hours||60|
|Residential Property Management Electives|
|REE 2508||RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT OF SPECIALIZED HOUSING||3|
|REE 2943||INTERNSHIP IN RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT||1-4|
|REE 1000||Real Estate Prin and Pract||3|
|REE 1400||Florida Real Estate Law||3|
This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.
This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.
This is a general education course.
Upon earning the Residential Property Management A.S. degree, you can continue at Valencia to complete the B.A.S. degree in Business & Organizational Leadership. Additional education at the bachelor’s level can enhance your skills and create more career opportunities. Students who wish to continue their education should consult with their Career Program Advisor to discuss transfer options and requirements, and determine the best education plan for their career goals.
Students wishing to transfer credits from this program to another institution must accept responsibility for securing approval from the transfer institution for acceptance of this degree.