Michigan Advanced Assessing Officer (MAAO)

Individuals interested in obtaining MAAO Certification have 2 options:

  1. State Tax Commission Online/Lecture Hybrid Program
  2. Attend self-paced courses offered through outside organizations

More detailed information is available on each option in the MAAO Program Summary:

MAAO Program Summary

 

State Tax Commission Online/Lecture Hybrid Program:

The online/lecture hybrid program is a one year program.  MAAO instructors work with students using online tools and conduct seven classroom instruction sessions held on Saturday's from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Students must also complete an online or classroom USPAP course of their choosing. The application period for for the October 2018 program is now open.  Fully completed applications must be received in our office no later than August 1, 2018.  Class is limited to 35 students.  Applications will be evaluated using the criteria listed in the STC MAAO Application Review Process listed below.

STC MAAO October 2018 Program Application Form 4868

           STC MAAO Application Review Process

 

Self-Paced Program:

MAAO self-paced courses are offered through approved outside organizations.  Students must complete seven individual courses through approved outside organizations.  Students must also complete an online or classroom USPAP course of their choosing.

MAAO Self-Paced Course Credit Report

An organization wishing to sponsor and offer a MAAO course, must complete all documents contained within the MAAO Organization Program Packet (Organization Application, Organization Security Agreement, Instructor Agreement and Agreement to Proctor an Examination) and submit the completed packet to the State Tax Commission.

MAAO Organization Program Packet

MAAO Approved Courses Offered by Outside Organizations

 

The STC is pleased to announce that during 2018, they will sponsor the MAAO Self-Paced courses in an online/lecture format.  Each course will be limited to 35 students.

USPAP will be offered on October 5, 2018

Registration Form October USPAP

Commercial/Industrial Real Property Valuation will be offered from September 16, 2018 to October 27, 2018 with the classroom session October 27, 2018.  The exam will be taken online on October 29, 2018.

Registration Form Commercial/Industrial

Equalization and Data Collection will offered from October 28, 2018 to December 8, 2018 with the classroom session December 8, 2018.  The exam will be taken online on December 10, 2018.

Registration Form Equalization and Data Collection

Statistics will be offered from November 11, 2018 to December 15, 2018 with the classroom session on December 15, 2018.  The exam will be taken online on December 17, 2018.

Registration Form Statistics

 

Additionally, we are pleased to announce that we will be offering the following classes in the Upper Peninsula at the Marquette Township Hall:

Principles of Appraising will be offered from September 8, 2018 to October 20, 2018 with the classroom session October 20, 2018.  The exam will be taken online on October 22, 2018.

Registration Form Principles of Appraising Marquette Township

Land Valuation and Economic Condition Factors will be offered from November 3, 2018 to December 15, 2018 with the classroom session December 15, 2018.  The exam will be taken online on December 17, 2018.

Registration Form Land Value and ECF Marquette Township

 

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