California Real Estate

What will I learn in this program?

This 2-Year A.S. Degree and 1-Year Certificate Program is designed to give students a solid foundation in theory and practice in Real Estate.  It allows students to hold salaried positions while preparing for the California Real Estate License as well as for specialized realty work.  The curriculum is sponsored by the Department of Real Estate of the State of , the California Association of Realtors and the San Francisco Board of Realtors.  Entry positions open to graduates who pass the California State examination for salesperson's or broker's license include those of sales agent, junior appraiser, rental agent, or property manager for a bank or land-development company; or in the property department of a corporation; a savings-and-loan company; or an insurance company. Graduates may also search titles and loose transactions for escrow companies or in the escrow department of any of the above establishments.

What kind of jobs can I get once I complete the program? How much will they pay?  What “demand” is expected for these jobs?


Average Annual Salary

Expected Regional Demand

Real Estate Sales Agents


Average Growth

Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate


Average Growth

Real Estate Brokers


Average Growth

Loan Officers


Faster than Average Growth


Does this program have any special enrollment requirements?


Does this program have any special costs?


How long will it take to complete this program?


Time to Complete*

AA in Real Estate

2 Years

Real Estate Certificate

1 Year

*Based on full-time attendance or 12 units per semester

How do I get more information on this program?

Department website:
Real Estate Department: (415) 452-4811