Do you enjoy working with people? Are you a self-starter who would like setting your own hours?

Selling and brokering real estate is a great independent work option for an entrepreneur. A solid real estate background is also valuable in many different areas, including:

  • Educational institutions
  • Governmental organizations
  • Lending institutions such as banks and mortgage companies
  • Businesses with property-related transactions

Get the tools and skills you’ll need from instructors who bring years of real-world experience to the classroom. There are many options for busy people and working professionals to prepare for licensure as a Texas real estate agent or broker:

  • Daytime classes
  • Evening classes
  • Fast-track courses on weekends​

​Why is This a Good Career Bet?

CareerOneStop, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, projects job growth increase of 21 percent for real estate agents and 18 percent for real estate brokers in Texas over the next decade.          

See more about careers in Real Estate​.​ 

Real Estate Degree and Certificate Options

North Lake College

The catalog indicates the college location and course requirements for the following awards:

Licensure

The Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC) governs the issuance of all real estate licenses in the state.

For more information, contact:
Theda Redwine​,
Program Coordinator
972-273-3206