State Exam Requirements

Once you have completed your course work it will be time to apply for the state exam.

General Requirements



Course Requirements

Successful completion of three college-level courses is required to qualify for a real estate salesperson examination:


  1. Real Estate Principles, and
  2. Real Estate Practice, and
  3. Real Estate Law, or
    Online course from the following list:
  • Real Estate Appraisal
  • Property Management
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Real Estate Economics
  • Legal Aspects of Real Estate
  • Real Estate Office Administration
  • General Accounting
  • Business Law
  • Escrows
  • Mortgage Loan Brokering and Lending
  • Computer Applications in Real Estate
  • Common Interest Developments

Follow this link to be taken to the California Department of Real Estate for more information:  The California Requirements to Apply for a Real Estate License Exam