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Real Estate Broker, Certificate of Achievement


This is an overall comprehensive program that will provide the student with the requirements needed to become a State of California Real Estate Broker. The program courses are designed to enable the student to reach his/her course requirements to qualify for the real estate broker license exam. These courses also provide the basic background and information needed as a future employer of sales people in real estate.

Program Level Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Be prepared to take and pass the California Real Estate Sales and/or Broker License Exam.
  2. Select and complete appropriate real estate forms, including listing agreements, purchase contracts, and cost sheets.
  3. Guide and assist buyers or sellers with the purchase or sale process, including identifying and articulating issues, ensuring compliance with relevant laws, coordinating inspections and appraisals, negotiating sales price, and helping clients understand and select financing options.
  4. Be prepared to list, market, show, rent, lease, and/or sell a property.
  5. Demonstrate ability to apply common knowledge of loan processing and underwriting.

Certificate Graduation Requirements

A Certificate is awarded upon completion of the required coursework with a grade of C or higher in each course. To receive the certificate, the student must file a petition for graduation during his/her final semester. In addition:

Certificate of Achievement

  • Student must be in attendance at the time requirements are completed.
  • Students must also earn a minimum of 12 units of coursework at Coastline, excluding experiential credit.
  • A student with prior experience may be excused from certain certificate courses.
  • 50 percent of the certificate program’s units must be completed at Coastline no matter how the total number of units required for the certificate can be met.
Course Title Units
Required Courses
Students will complete all of the following:
RE C100Real Estate Principles3
RE C105California Mortgage Loan Brokering and Lending3
RE C110Real Estate Legal Aspects3
RE C120Real Estate Practice3
RE C130Real Estate Appraisal 13
RE C140Real Estate Finance3
RE C160Real Property Management3
RE C352Real Estate Loan Processing3
Total Units24