Skilled Trades & Vocational - Real Estate
Types of Degrees
Real Estate students typically pursue a certification program or associate degree (2 years) with the ultimate goal of passing the state-licensing exam, which all Real Estate Agents must pass before practicing professionally.
A high school diploma or equivalent is required, with a strong academic background and experience in real estate, sales, or business helping applicants obtain acceptance into their desired school. Each school has its own specific requirements, making it important for you to explore several options before settling on a particular school.
Career Opportunities After Earning A Real Estate Degree
The range of career opportunities available to someone with a degree in Real Estate include:
- Real Estate Broker/Sales Agent
- Real Estate Appraiser/Assessor
- Property/Real Estate/Community Association Manager
- Loan Officer
- Information based on national data, not school-specific information. Conditions in your area may vary.
Post Graduate Salary Information
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median salary for Real Estate Brokers and Sales Agents was $50,730 in 2019 (1) while Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate earned a median salary of $57,010 in 2019. (2)
Note that the average salary varies widely not only depending on career chosen, but on geographical location and employer. Conditions in your area may vary.
Careers associated with these educational opportunities often require additional degrees and certifications not offered as part of the educational opportunities presented by this website.