Michigan Master Assessing Officer (MMAO)

Two options are available for Individuals interested in obtaining MMAO certification.

  1. Completion of the STC Michigan Master Assessing Officer Program
  2. STC Acceptance and Waiver of Previous Projects/Education

More information on each option is provided in the MMAO Program Summary

MMAO Program Summary


STC MMAO Program:

Students are required to complete 3 pre-requisite classes prior to applying to the STC program.  Credit will be issued for a qualifying course.  The link below provides a list of course equivalents that are currently being accepted.  Please note this is not an all-inclusive list and students may submit a class for review and approval to issue credit at any time.

MMAO Course Equivalents

MMAO Course Completion Report

Courses may also be offered by outside organizations.  Any organization wishing to sponsor a class must complete the Michigan Master Assessing Officer (MMAO) Organization Program Packet in it's entirety.

MMAO Organization Program Packet

The application window for the May 2018 MMAO program is now closed.  Applications for the October 2018 program will be accepted beginning July 1, 2018.


STC Acceptance and Waiver of Previous Education/Projects:

Individuals who currently hold the CAE designation from the International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO) or the Ad Valorem/Mass Appraisal - General designation from the American Society of Appraisers (ASA) and can demonstrate the designation was achieved by completing requirements directly with and through IAAO or ASA and that no other forms of waivers or reciprocity was provided through that organization in order to achieve the designation may apply for an Acceptance and Waiver of Previous Project/Education.  Individuals who meet all of these requirements must submit an application to the State Tax Commission and provide documentation proving the designation is current, is held in good standing and was achieved through the organization as required.

MMAO Request for Acceptance and Waiver of Previous Project/Education


The State Tax Commission is pleased to announce they will sponsor in 2018 the three required MMAO Pre-Requisite courses and the two recommended courses in an online/lecture hybrid format.  Each course will be offered in a four week format at a cost of $250/course.  Each course will be limited to 35 students.  Individuals must hold a valid MAAO Certification to attend and be actively working toward application to the STC MMAO Program.

Finance, Management and Valuation Disclosure will be offered from May 19, 2018 until June 16, 2018.  Registration forms are due by April 1, 2018.

FMVD Registration Form

Appraisal Review will be offered from June 16, 2018 until July 14, 2018.  Registration forms are due by May 1, 2018.

Appraisal Review Registration Form


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