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Michigan Certified Assessing Technician (MCAT)

Michigan Certified Assessing Technician (MCAT)

MCAT certification is a limited certification which provides individuals with basic education in assessment administration.  Certification is achieved by attending a 2 day course and passing the STC MCAT exam with a score of 75% or higher.  Individuals who hold MCAT certification may not sign an assessment roll.

The State Tax Commission is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the May 2024 Michigan Certified Assessing Technician (MCAT) program to be held May 16th and 17th, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm at the Kirtland University Center in Gaylord, MI.  The exam will be on May 20th, from 9:00 am to 11:00 am at the same location.  Fully completed applications must be received in our office no later than April 26, 2024 to be considered for the May 2024 MCAT Program.

Form 5804 - May 2024 MCAT Gaylord Program Application

An organization wishing to sponsor and offer a MCAT course, must complete all documents contained within the MCAT 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.

MCAT Organization Program Packet

Questions regarding the MCAT program can be directed to Will Gast via email at


The following is the tentative 2024 schedule for State offered MCAT programs.  All programs will be announced with directions to apply approximately two months ahead of the program.

2024 MCAT Tentative Course plan:

  • Oakland - June
  • Marquette - August
  • Macomb - September
  • Lansing - October
  • Port Huron - December