Real estate agents assist people in buying, selling and renting properties and businesses while working 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: REA210 Real Estate Principles, REA220 Real Estate Law, REA230 Real Estate Finance and REA240 Real Estate Appraisal. Credits earned in the Real Estate Certificate also apply toward a banking & finance degree.

Please contact Janet Delcamp, dean of Allied Health, Business, and Public Services Division, at jdelcamp@NorthwestState.edu or 419-267-1258 for information on the status of this program.

Career Outlook

Real estate careers are expected to grow on-pace with most other careers through 2026. Learn more about the career outlook.

Program Details

Gainful Employment

Gainful employment information for NSCC’s certificate programs is available online. Gainful employment information includes: estimated cost of the program, average student loan debt and types of jobs available.