Ohio Real Estate Sales Associate RESS.S.STC

Short-term Technical Certificate - 9 Credit Hours

Division: Business and Public Services
Department: Real Estate

What is "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.

Program Outcomes

  • Exemplify a high standard of ethics as a real estate professional.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of real estate financial instruments.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of licensing and agency laws, legal and financial terminology, and the government role in real estate.
  • Exhibit skills necessary to function as a real estate professional.
  • Identify and apply the different approaches to appraising property.

Career Opportunities

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics says "Employment of real estate brokers and sales agents is projected to grow 11 percent from 2012 to 2022, about as fast as the average for all occupations" (Occupational Outlook Handbook). According to the Ohio Department of Jobs & Family Services in 2010, the statewide average annual wage for real estate sales agents is over $58,000. Employment opportunities for sales representatives are available in real estate firms.


Course Title Credits
RES 1101 Real Estate Principles 3
RES 1201 Real Estate Law 3
RES 1301 Real Estate Finance 1.5
RES 1401 Real Estate Appraisal 1.5
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