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Real Estate Program

IMPORTANT NOTICE: For students in this course who may have a criminal background, please be advised that the background could keep you from being licensed by the State of Texas. If you have a question about your background and licensure, please speak with your faculty member or the department chair. You also have the right to request a criminal history evaluation letter from the applicable licensing agency

The Real Estate Program is designed to provide basic employment skills for individuals seeking employment in Real Estate, as well as to upgrade the skills of those presently employed in the industry. Real Estate courses are offered during the day and online. Moreover, you can complete the program in as little as one semester or you can even complete the program gradually while pursuing other majors. Our real estate program satisfies the educational requirements of the Texas Real Estate Commission for Salesperson license. Career opportunities in Real Estate include sales, brokerage, appraisal, finance, property development, counseling, education, and insurance.

This is a TSI-waived certificate. Students declaring this major are NOT subject to the TSI regulations unless they enroll in a course outside the Real Estate curriculum.  However, certificate students will be required to take the TSIA placement test.

Required Courses To Be Eligible To Sit For Texas Salesperson Examination Include:

  • Real Estate Principles
  • Law of Contracts
  • Real Estate Finance 
  • Contract Forms and Addenda
  • Law of Agency 

Elective Courses That Qualify For Continuing Education Requirements Include:

  • Property Management 
  • Real Estate Appraisal
  • Real Estate Investments
  • Real Estate Marketing 

*To be eligible to graduate with the Blinn College Real Estate Certificate, students must take all of the required courses and select one of the elective courses.

For more information regarding the Real Estate Program contact Justin Nobles at 979-209-8216 or

What will I get from the Real Estate Program?
Students satisfactorily completing the program will meet the education requirements for the Real Estate Salesperson license.

Where are classes being offered?
Classes are offered throughout the day on the Bryan Campus. They are also offered online.

What types of career opportunities are available with a Real Estate Certificate? 
Real estate sales, brokerage, property management, appraisal, finance, property development, counseling, education, and insurance positions are attainable.

What do I need to do to apply to Blinn College?
These programs are open to all students who possess a high school diploma or GED certificate. Appointments for career exploration may be made with the program coordinator at 979-209-8216. Click here to Apply.
Please visit the Texas Real Estate Commission website: for more information on licensing requirements.

Can I get financial aid for the Real Estate Program?
No, you cannot receive federal or state financial aid (grants and loans) for the Real Estate Program. Students can utilize their Hazlewood and VA educational benefits by contacting the Veteran Services Office. Students can apply for alternative credit based loans available through a variety of lenders.  In most cases the loans will need to be certified by the financial aid office.

Gainful Employment Disclosure Table - Real Estate Certificate