Real Property Administrator (RPA®) Designation
Education for those who manage real estate assets. In this program, you will learn all aspects of operating a commercial building and maximizing a building’s net income while minimizing risk.
Components of this program include design, operation, and maintenance of an office building. You will become fully versed in budgeting and accounting for commercial real estate, risk management, and best practices in bidding. This program also covers reviewing and selecting contract providers, marketing and leasing the building, and the operations of the asset from an owner’s perspective through a comprehensive asset management component.
An RPA brings a full understanding of all aspects of property management to an employer in the commercial real estate industry or to a building owner. The overall goal is to enhance the value of the asset through proper and strategic decision making.
Before you receive your RPA® Designation, you are required to demonstrate three years of verifiable property management experience. The criteria are outlined in the RPA® Designation Experience Form. This form may be submitted at any time following enrollment.
Elective Courses (choose one):
- Courses may be taken in any order.
- Choose the flexible course delivery option that works best for you - online self-paced, self-study, instructor-led online, accelerated review or classroom setting, where applicable.
- Enroll in the RPA Designation and/or register for a class using the methods below: