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What’s in Your Future? Find a Home with Real Estate Studies

In cooperation with the Dayton Area Board of REALTORS® and surrounding communities, Sinclair’s real estate department offers a comprehensive real estate education program. Through our program offerings, you will be able to sit for the state real estate licensing and sales exams, and build the skills needed to thrive in the real estate and property management environments.

This program might be for you if:

  • You are interested in finding out more about the real estate market.
  • You would like to work in an exciting field that carries a variety employment opportunities.
  • You currently hold a position and would like to gain licensure or the skills needed for promotions.
  • You are curious about the practices of building ownership, real estate investing, and property appraisal, management and rights.

The real estate field is growing all the time and provides opportunities around the world. By completing any of our academic programs, you will not only work towards your exams, but you will gain experience and insight into the workings of real estate and property management.

Short-term Technical Certificate

Ohio Real Estate Sales Associate

This certificate program is designed for the person who is interested in a career in real estate sales. The course work meets the educational requirement of 120 classroom hours for persons to sit for the Ohio real estate license exam: 40 hours of Real Estate Principles and Practices, 40 hours of Real Estate Law, 20 hours of Real Estate Finance, and 20 hours of Real Estate Appraisal. (Further state requirements must also be satisfied.). Seat hour requirements of 120 hours are strictly enforced by state rule. Successful completers will receive the Ohio Real Estate Sales Associate Certificate.

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Degree Programs


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Transfer Opportunities

Make the most of your education by starting at Sinclair Community College. Our quality programs and low tuition make it a great place to start even if you intend to further your education beyond an associate degree or certificate. You would be surprised at the money you could save by completing your first two years of study at Sinclair—just take a look at our low tuition and see the savings for yourself. You can also learn more by visiting Sinclair’s Transfer Web site »

Articulation & Transfer Agreements

Sinclair works directly with many four-year schools in Ohio and beyond to ensure the college credit you earn will transfer easily to those schools. By developing articulation agreements, formal agreements between colleges detailing the recognition of college credit between the schools, you will know you are meeting the requirements needed at the four-year school of your choice. Learn more about articulation and transfer »

Ohio Transfer Module

The Associate of Arts and the Associate of Science degree programs fulfill the requirements for the Ohio Transfer Module at other public colleges and universities. Students in applied associate degree programs may complete some individual transfer module courses within their degree program or continue beyond their program to complete the entire transfer module.

Upon completion of the Ohio Transfer Module, students will be able to enter most Ohio four-year colleges and universities as a junior with your general education requirements completed. Find out more about the Ohio Transfer Module »

Transferring Individual Classes

In addition to transferring with a degree, college credit for many courses, including some real estate program requirements, are accepted at other colleges and universities. Learn more about course equivalency »

General Agreements

While at Sinclair, if you plan to complete any associate degree program, there are agreements in place to help you easily transfer into a variety of bachelor’s degree completion programs.

Your transfer opportunities
may include:

  • Antioch University McGregor
  • Franklin University
  • Kaplan University
  • Ohio Dominican University
  • Ohio University
  • Purdue University
  • Strayer University
  • Wilberforce University
  • Wright State University
  • and more…

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Please Note: Sinclair continues to work with other colleges and universities to provide more opportunities through new articulation and transfer agreements. Please consult with an academic advisor for the most up-to-date information.

Related Programs

Sinclair Community College offers a wide variety of certificate and degree programs. With so many to choose from, we are sure that you can find a program that suits your needs. If you are interested in the real estate and property management programs, you might also be interested in learning more about these programs at Sinclair: