Real Estate Pre-Licensing | Lackawanna College

Real Estate Pre-Licensing

At A Glance

Certificate program that prepares students to take the real estate licensing exam.

Students gain comprehensive understanding of real estate ownership and transfer in Pennsylvania and the functions of a real estate business.

Graduates will see some employment opportunities as the field is expected to grow 3% from 2022 to 2032.

Graduates can earn between $28,270 and $102,170.

Available In-Person at the Lake Region Center, Hawley, through the College’s Continuing Education Department.

Welcome to Real Estate Pre-Licensing-Certificate Program

Want to help people find the perfect home or help them sell their home? Consider enrolling in Lackawanna College’s Real Estate Pre-Licensing certificate program. The program provides students with an understanding and processes of the real estate business in Pennsylvania.

Your Career Starts Here

The real estate field is expected to grow by 3% over the next 10 years. With a Real Estate Pre-Licensing certificate, graduates are prepared to take the Pennsylvania state licensing exam.

More About the Program

Lackawanna’s program provides prospective real estate agents a real estate pre-licensing course that’s taught by an instructor who is certified by the Pennsylvania Real Estate Commission.

The coursework is comprehensive and up-to-date with today’s information. Lackawanna builds instruction and coursework around the real world of real estate.

At Lackawanna College, we offer some of the most affordable courses in northeastern Pennsylvania. Tuition for the Real Estate Pre-Licensing program is $700, excluding textbook costs.

The Course Work

Our Real Estate Pre-Licensing program provides 75 hours of required training to ensure that you have the knowledge you need to begin your career.

Our 30-hour real estate fundamentals course introduces students to the language, principles and legal concepts that govern real estate ownership and transfer in Pennsylvania.

Meanwhile, the 45-hour real estate practices course provides an introduction to the real estate business. It focuses on areas of specialization including techniques, procedures and ethics involved in real estate transactions. The course is designed to provide a working knowledge of needed forms and documents.

Concepts you can expect to learn about in our real estate pre-licensing courses include listing and selling, closing deals, valuing properties, using escrow accounts and understanding property taxes, mortgages, liens and other financial ideas. You’ll also learn how to advise buyers on the best decisions to make and how the clauses of their contracts apply to them.

Additional Information

  • In-Person Classes are held Monday’s and Wednesday’s, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Interested students can also learn more by contacting the Lackawanna College Lake Region Center at (570) 226-4625.
  • If you require a copy of your transcript for this program, please contact the Continuing Education Department at the Lake Region Center at (570) 226-4625