Real Estate

Business & Technology

Specialized Diploma conferred

Program Narrative

Whether you enjoy helping families make the biggest financial decision of their lives or facilitate commercial real estate purchases and leases, becoming a licensed real estate broker can be an exciting and financially rewarding experience. Northampton's Real Estate program is a special evening program approved by the Pennsylvania Real Estate Commission.

Northampton's program is offered as in-service training to real estate officers as well as to employees of construction firms, banks, and public utilities. The program is particularly valuable if you are preparing for state licensor examination to become a salesperson or a broker.

Program Features

Real estate students learn how a real estate salesperson, working under the supervision of a real estate broker, provides professional services to parties to a real estate transaction. After successfully completing the courses Real Estate Fundamentals and Real Estate Practice, students will qualify to sit for the state real estate salesperson license. Upon the successful completion of the entire program, students will have met the necessary educational requirements to qualify for the state real estate broker license test.

Program Outcomes

Graduates of the program will:

  • Understand the substantive real estate terminology and issues, ethical values, and general office skills to function effectively in a real estate office.
  • Understand the professional requirements necessary to consummate a real estate transaction.
  • Demonstrate the professional skills to properly complete the documents required for a real estate transaction.
  • Demonstrate professional behavior and necessary competence under the supervision of a real estate broker in the performance of representation of real estate clients.
  • Demonstrate the requisite competence necessary for the successful completion of the state real estate salesperson license.

Real Estate,

Specialized Diploma Evening Sequence Only

Course Code Course Title
REAL 101 Real Estate Fundamentals
REAL 105 Real Estate Practice
REAL 111 Real Estate Law I
REAL 115 Real Estate Construction
REAL 121 Real Estate Law II
REAL 201 Real Estate Finance
REAL 203 Real Estate Appraisal I
REAL 205 Real Estate Office Management
REAL 223 Real Estate Appraisal II
Total Credits

Career Potential: Real Estate Officer, Construction Firm Employee, Public Utility Employee

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