Real Estate

Real Estate

If you are interested in starting a program before the date listed, please contact Mark Barton at

SCC’s Certificate in Real Estate: Prelicense specifically prepares students to qualify to take the Arizona Real Estate Licensing exam. The program – which consists of three courses (REA179, REA180, and REA290AH) - meets all the state requirements for prelicense training. Students who complete the program and pass the state licensing exam may buy or sell real estate.

Program Code

5139N Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Real Estate: Prelicense Fall 2019

Other Degree Options


While the certificate does not transfer to university programs, REA179 and REA180 count in the Business Transfer degree and will transfer to all Arizona state universities.

The career outlook for real estate sales agents is good, with a projected growth rate of 12% in the next 10 years.

Employment Outlook*

The salary range for real estate agents in Arizona varies greatly depending on the sales success of the agent since most agents are paid on commission. Salaries in Arizona can range from $22,270 to $163,370.

Job titles associated with real estate include:

  • Real Estate Agent
  • Real Estate Broker
  • Real Estate Salesperson
  • Realtor
  • Sales Agent

*Source: Occupational Information Network (O*NET) at

  • Business internships
  • DECA (student business association with professional development opportunities)
  • Service learning and volunteerism

Mark Barton, Program Director
Office: BUS 130
Phone: (480) 425-6913

Sue Sandblom, Department Chair
Office: BUS 126
Phone: (480) 425-6792

Brenda Lawson, Division Secretary
Office: BUS 121
Phone: (480) 423-6253

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