Salesperson License


Educational Requirements for the Real Estate Salesperson License  (
To obtain a real estate salesperson license, you must first qualify for and pass a written examination. The California Department of Real Estate (BRE) general requirements are that you must be 18 years of age or older, have proof of legal presence in the United States (non-California residents should consult the BRE website), and be honest and truthful.  In addition to these general requirements, the DRE requires successful completion of three college-level courses to qualify for the real estate salesperson exam as follows. The licensee must furnish an official transcript as evidence of the successful completion of all courses.


UCLA Extension courses that fulfill the Salesperson License requirements are listed below: 

UCLA Extension Course Equivalent 

X 475.1  Real Estate Principles 
X 475.2        Real Estate Practice 

and one course from the following list:

X 475.5    Real Estate Appraisal  
X 476.2 Property Management 
X 475.4 Real Estate Finance 
X 476.15 Real Estate and Land Economics 
X 476.7 Legal Aspects of Real Estate 
X476.87 Mortgage Loan Brokering and Lending 
X 108 Business Law
X 1A Principles of Accounting 
X 477.95 Using ARGUS and Spreadsheet Programs for Commercial Real Estate Analysis 
Real Estate Office Administration *
Escrows *
Common Interest Developments *

* No equivalent course currently offered.

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