Real Estate Broker
Major Code: 165A

Certificate of Achievement

The Real Estate Broker certificate prepares students for entry into the field. Upon successful completion of this certificate, students have met both the pre-license requirements to be eligible for the Illinois Real Estate Broker Examination and the state required post-license requirements. All real estate brokers and managing brokers must be licensed by the State of Illinois to conduct transactions in Illinois.

Program Requirements8

Requirements for the Illinois Real Estate Broker Examination:
  • 21 years of age or older
  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Successful completion of the 90 hours of Broker pre-license coursework
  • Hold an original Uniform Real Estate Transcript (provided by WCC)
Requirements for the Illinois Real Estate Broker License:
  • 21 years of age or older
  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Successful completion of the 90 hours of Broker pre-license coursework
  • Hold an original Uniform Real Estate Transcript (provided by WCC)
  • Sponsorship by an Illinois licensed Managing Broker
  • Successfully pass the Illinois Real Estate Broker Examination
Requirements for the Waubonsee Community College Certificate of Achievement
  • Complete REL100 and REL105
  • Hold an Illinois Real Estate Broker license
  • Complete REL115 and REL116 within first renewal cycle of license
  • REL100 Real Estate Broker Pre-License5
  • REL105 Real Estate Broker Pre-License: Applied Principles1
  • REL115 Real Estate Broker Post-License1
  • REL116 Real Estate Broker Post-License: Applied Principles1

Program Total8


Major course shown in color requires minimum grade of C.