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FAQ: How many hours of education are required to get an OH license?

How many hours of education are required to get an OH license?

You must take 120 hours in pre-license education. The course must be taught by an approved pre-license school. Ohio breaks down these required hours into four essential courses and required hours:

  • Ohio Real Estate Principles Practices (40 hours)
  • Ohio Real Estate Law (40 hours)
  • Real Estate Finance (20 hours)
  • Real Estate Appraisal (20 hours)

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What course am I required to take to get an OH salesperson license?

New salesperson applicants must take a 120-hour pre-license course from an approved pre-license school. The ODRE breaks the courses into four modules:
● Ohio Real Estate Principles Practices (40 hours)
● Ohio Real Estate Law (40 hours)
● Real Estate Finance (20 hours)
● Real Estate Appraisal (20 hours)

How many hours of education are required to get an OH license?

You must take 120 hours in pre-license education. The course must be taught by an approved pre-license school and teach:
● Ohio Real Estate Principles Practices (40 hours)
● Ohio Real Estate Law (40 hours)
● Real Estate Finance (20 hours)
● Real Estate Appraisal (20 hours)

How can I take the 120-hour OH real estate license course?

You can take the 120-hour pre-license course as an in-classroom course or an online course. The education must be completed at an institution of higher education that awards at least two-year degrees. Remember, online courses are the fastest and most affordable way to complete your required education.

Can I take the 120-hour OH real estate license course online?

Yes, Ohio does permit you to take the required pre-license education online as long as it is from an approved pre-license school.

Can I take the OH pre-license course if I'm still in high school?

While Ohio doesn’t have an education or age limit to take the pre-license course, you must have a high school diploma or its equivalent to apply for your license. Your course provider may have age restrictions on who is allowed to take the course.

Can I apply my law degree credits towards the OH pre-license course?

There is no indication that any law degree courses or credits King count for your Ohio pre-license course education.

Can I apply my college credits towards the OH pre-license course?

The Ohio pre-licensing courses must be taken at an institution of higher education. Some of these may award you college credit. Otherwise, your college credits existing elsewhere may not count for your Ohio pre-license course.

Does the OH salesperson pre-license course have a final exam?

Yes, your Ohio 120-hour pre-license course will have a final exam. Passing this exam is an essential step in earning your course completion certificate. Your course provider will tell you more about the final exam.

What to do to earn the OH pre-license course completion certificate?

You must successfully complete all four modules and their required hours. You must pass all the quizzes and exams in these modules. Finally, you’ll need to pass the comprehensive course final before you can be issued a course completion certificate.

How many questions are on the OH pre-license course exams?

Due to the nature of the program and the varying amount of time spent on course content, the number of questions on the quizzes and exams varies. The course administrator will let you know how many questions are on the different exams and the comprehensive final.

How do I receive my OH Course Completion Certificate?

RealEstateU students will be able to log in to their account after passing the final exam. The course certificate will be available for download right away.

Where can I find approved pre-license course providers in OH?

Find approved pre-license schools on the Ohio Division of Real Estate website.

How does the ODRE know that I have completed the pre-license course?

You must submit your course completion certificate as part of your state exam and license application. You can’t sit for the exam or receive a license without it.

Will my school notify the ODRE that I have completed my education?

No, it’s your responsibility to include your proof of education through the course completion certificate with your state license application.

How long is my OH Course Completion Certificate valid for?

Your pre-license education certificate is valid for ten years from the date on the certificate.

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