Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How long is the Real Estate Certificate program?
A: The Real Estate Certificate is designed to be completed in 1 year if the student enrolls in 12 SCH each Fall and Spring semester.

Q: When can I begin the Real Estate Certificate program?
A: Students can enter the program in the Fall, Spring, or Summer semester.

Q: Is there an entrance examination required to enroll in the Real Estate Certificate program?
A: No specific aptitude tests are required to apply to the Real Estate Certificate program. You do need to meet the admission requirements of Lamar Institute of Technology and meet the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) requirements. Students who do not meet TSI requirements will be required to enroll in developmental education courses in addition to the degree requirements.

Q: Can the Real Estate Certificate program be completed online?
A: Yes, all of the courses in the Real Estate Certificate program are available online.

Q: May I transfer a course into the program?
A: Courses will more than likely transfer into the program as long as you successfully completed the course receiving a grade of C or better at a regionally accredited college or university. The Registrar will review your transcripts for transfer courses.

Q: What types of financial aid are available to me?
A: The financial counselors here at Lamar Institute of Technology are more than happy to help you investigate funds available for your education. For information about financial aid, go to the Financial Aid link on our website. You can also apply for our numerous scholarships.