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Associate of Arts in Property Management

The Associate of Arts (A. A.) in Property Management program prepares students for entry level positions in property management, both commercial and residential (single and multi-unit). This degree program provides a focused business foundation for the challenges faced by professional property managers. Key study areas include: management, planning, budgeting, marketing, contracts and lease negotiations, maintenance and compliance, and risk management. The program provides an excellent basis for future professional growth.

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Discuss the principles of property management.
  2. Explain the principles of contract and lease administration.
  3. Demonstrate a working knowledge of risk management principles.
  4. Demonstrate a working application of planning and marketing tools for property management.
  5. Demonstrate an awareness of safety, environmental, and regulatory compliance requirements, and the adoption of ethical practices for the property management industry.


To receive the Associate of Arts degree in Property Management students must complete at least 90 quarter units of which 31.5 quarter units must be completed in residence. All students must complete the Associate of Arts General Education requirements. In the abscence of transfer credit, students may need to complete additional general electives to satisfy total units required for the degree. Refer to the section on undergraduate information section for specific information on admission and evaluation.

Requirements for the Major (14 courses; 63 quarter units)
Foundation Core Requirements (6 courses; 27 quarter units)
Property Management Core Requirements (8 courses; 36 quarter units)
Core Requisite(s):

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