Jul 17, 2024  
2024-2025 Academic Catalog 
2024-2025 Academic Catalog

Real Estate, Certificate

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Real estate agents assist people in buying, selling and renting properties and businesses. Real estate agents work for brokers on a contractual basis. Some real estate agents work for construction companies, promoting homes that the company is building. Students who complete the Real Estate Certificate are qualified to pursue licensure as a real estate salesperson.

The Ohio Real Estate Commission has approved the following courses in preparation for licensure: REA 210 - Real Estate Principles , REA 220 - Real Estate Law , REA 230 - Real Estate Finance  and REA 240 - Real Estate Appraisal . Credits earned in the Real Estate Certificate also apply toward a Banking & Finance degree.

NSCC Real Estate courses are offered online to fit the needs of students with busy lifestyles.

Career Outlook

The demand for home purchases and management of rental units is high now and expected to grow in the future. People will continue to move to other parts of the country, creating a demand for home sales, while others will be seeking larger homes as their income increases. Employment for real estate agents is projected to grow approximately 6 percent through 2026. Rates generally follow the health of the economy and the real estate market.

Program Learning Outcomes

Learners will be able to:

  1. Explain basic terms regarding real estate.
  2. Define the laws governing the real estate industry.
  3. Explain terms and procedures regarding real estate financing.
  4. Apply the techniques of appraising to determine the value of a residential real estate property.

First Semester

Total Credits: 15

Total Credits: 15

Total Program Credit Hours 30

+ Students must attain a 2.00 grade point average in these technical courses to graduate.

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