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.

MCAT Approved Course Offerings by an Outside Organization

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


MCAT Courses:

The State Tax Commission is pleased to announce they are sponsoring a Michigan Certified Assessing Technician (MCAT) virtual/online course at a cost of $150.  Students may register for the virtual course by sending a completed registration form to the STC no later than December 24, 2021.  This virtual course will be limited to a maximum of thirty-five students and will be filled by order of registration received.  Registration will close once student capacity is reached and may close prior to the December 24, 2021, application deadline.

This virtual course will be held on January 13 and 14, 2022 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  The online exam will be offered on January 21, 2022 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.  Course materials will be emailed to the student on or before January 6, 2022.  It is the responsibility of the student to have all course materials during class.  Late registration, registration at the door, and auditing of the course is not allowed.

MCAT Registration Form

Questions about this course can be directed to Jacob Thurston via email at thurstonj1@michigan.gov or 517-241-0917.