Property Management

Associate in Science (A.S.)

The Property Management Associate in Science (A.S.) degree program at Valencia College prepares you to go directly into a specialized career in the property management field.

As the tourism capital of the world, the greater Orlando area continues to see more and more apartment and multi-family rental properties springing up across the region. Along with this growth and expansion is the need for skilled and talented managers to help oversee and manage these properties. Through the Valencia College A.S. degree in Property Management, students are trained to become highly qualified managers and other on-site personnel to help manage and operate rental properties.

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Credentials Available

This degree prepares students for the following:

  • Certified Apartment Manager (CAM) Certification
  • National Apartment Leasing Professional (NALP) Certificate
  • Florida Real Estate License
Alternative Ways to Earn Credit

If you are currently employed in the industry and have one of the following credentials, you may be eligible to earn additional college credit towards this program:

For more information, please visit Industry Certification Agreements.

Additional Advantages

The Valencia College A.S. degree in Property Management has been endorsed by the following organizations. These endorsements, along with strong support from established leaders in the 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.

Concord Rents

The Property Management A.S. Degree program was developed with strong support and input from the property management industry and local employers. Valencia College appreciates and recognizes Concord Rents for their significant support and contribution to this program.

Program Sponsors

Valencia College A.S. degree in Property Management has been endorsed by these sponsors:

Apartment Association of Greater Orlando
National Apartment Association
Institute of Real Estate Management

Program Details

Program Overview and Degree Requirements

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60 credits

You want to step up. We have a path to a bachelor’s.

More career options. Increased opportunities to advance in your field. A bachelor’s degree at 2/3 the cost of a Florida public university. The Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Business and Organizational Leadership at Valencia College lets you build on your associate degree and prepare for a supervisory or management role in your field or the industry of your choice. Enroll with an associate degree or at least 60 credit hours. Contact a career program advisor to learn more.


Career Outlook

Learn How To

  • Exhibit an understanding of industry standards for marketing, demonstrating, and leasing property.
  • Develop effective techniques for managing real estate assets, including scheduling resources, inspecting performance, and analyzing financial consequences.
  • Prepare financial information that includes calculating debt service obligations, property operating expenses and cash flow.
  • Calculate common performance metrics used in the analysis of property management and investing.
  • Distinguish between discriminatory and non-discriminatory practices pertaining to marketing, leasing, and resident relations.

Job Outlook

With Central Florida's exploding population growth, there is an increasing need for skilled property managers to help manage and maintain the growing number of rental properties that are being built, creating excellent career opportunities in this field. In fact, according to the latest Labor Market Statistics, property managers are listed among the Top 50 Occupations Gaining the Most New Jobs and Top 100 Fastest-Growing Jobs in our region.

Potential Careers

  • General and Operations Managers
  • Administrative Service Managers
  • Property Managers
  • Real Estate Managers
  • Community Association Managers
$30,000 - $50,000

Placement Rate

The average placement rate for Valencia College A.S. degree and certificate programs ranges between 90 – 95%, according to the latest FETPIP data.

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