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Overview

If you are looking for a profession that offers a world of opportunity, consider a career in real estate. This dynamic career allows you to be your own boss, work flexible hours, and earn an impressive income if you possess the right combination of skills and initiative. 

The PreLicense Real Estate Certificate Program will help prepare you to enter the real estate field where you will find careers in:

  • Real Estate Sales
  • Brokerage Management
  • Property Management
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Property Investment
  • Home Inspection
  • Title Insurance
  • Escrow

As a real estate salesperson you may be responsible for the leasing, buying, or selling of property for clients. You will study property listings, interview prospective clients, accompany clients to property site, discuss conditions of sale, and draw up real estate contracts.

Representative duties for this profession include:

  • Presenting purchase offers to sellers for consideration
  • Acting as an intermediary in negotiations between buyers and sellers
  • Advising clients on market conditions, prices, and legal requirements
  • Promoting sales of properties

Program Certificates

(Designed to prepare students with the minimum coursework required by the state of Arizona for eligibility to take the state's real estate salesperson's license exam.)

(Designed to prepare students to become accredited financial planners. The program emphasizes tax and investment management securities, insurance, pension plans and real estate.)

Employment Outlook

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Eligibility for Licensure

Satisfactory completion of the Certificate of Completion in Real Estate - PreLicense  will satisfy the Arizona State Pre-Licensing education requirements. The state of Arizona requires 90 hours of education from a state approved educational institution prior to sitting for the State Real Estate Licensing Exam.

Completion of the certificate and several years of related experience qualify the students to sit for the national Certified Financial Planner (CFP) exam, administered by the International Board of Standards and Practices for Certified Financial Planners, Inc. (IBCFP).