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The Louisiana Real Estate Commission Licensing Information

Any student wishing to qualify for one of the Louisiana Real Estate Licensing Examinations should contact the Real Estate Commission in Baton Rouge at (800) 821-4529 or (225) 925-4788 to get a complete copy of the examination requirements and information. The requirements may change and not be reflected on this site.

The Real Estate courses offered by the School of Continuing Studies are general in nature and do not cover all the subjects tested on the Louisiana Real Estate Licensing Examination and do not fulfill the contact hour requirements of the Louisiana Real Estate Commission. The School of Continuing Studies does not offer the required courses to sit for the licensing exam.

For a list of the Louisiana Real Estate Commission’s approved sources of live pre-license courses for the classroom and the approved sources of Internet-based pre-license instruction please click here.

 

Real Estate Salesperson Licensing

Students who wish to qualify for the Louisiana Real Estate Salesman's Licensing Examination must complete a minimum of 90 contact hours of coursework (equivalent to nine credits or three real estate courses) in the following:

Requirements Credits
REAL 2320 Principles and Practices of Real Estate 3
Two Real Estate (REAL) electives 6
Total 9

 

Real Estate Broker Licensing

Students who are interested in qualifying for the Louisiana Real Estate Broker's License Examination must complete a minimum of 150 contact hours (equivalent to 15 credit hours) in the following:

Requirements Credits
REAL 2320 Principles and Practices of Real Estate 3
Four Real Estate (REAL) electives 12
Total 15

Other business courses may substitute for the broker's requirements. For the most current information concerning real estate licensing, students should consult the Real Estate Commission in Baton Rouge at (800) 821-4529 or (225) 925-4788.

Note: These courses are subject to the nine-course (27 credit) limit on business, management and related courses.