Real Estate Broker Pre-License Course

Information Session

Information session: If you would like more information about this program, including how to register, please email Melissa Gallagher at

Real Estate Broker Pre-License Course – 75 hours

Career Outlook

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), employment in the Real Estate field is expected to grow 7 percent from 2018 to 2028. The median annual wage for Real Estate Broker and Agent was $50,300 in 2019.

Class Overview

The Real Estate Broker – Pre-License Exam preparation program consists of 75 hours of required real estate education covering topics such as; real estate concepts, math, brokerage services, real property contracts, the Illinois Real Estate License Act of 2000, financing considerations, property management, far housing, and updated TILA/RESPA information.  Students who complete the 75 hours of pre-license education are then able to sit for the Illinois Broker state and national licensing exams.

Instructor Todd Burghardt has attained National Recognition as an Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR) and received his e-Pro Internet Professional Certification through continuing education classes with the National Association of REALTORS®.  
Todd is also a Graduate of the REALTOR®, Institute and holds the distinguished GRI designation; has completed extensive classes on Relocation Procedures earning his Transnational Referral Certification (TRC) and Certified Agent Relocation Specialist (CAAS) designations.  Todd teaches both pre-license and continuing education and is a nationally recognized Certified Instructor for REALTORS Property Resource.

Observation Overview

Observation will not be required during the Fall 2020 semester.This class also includes observation time in the field. Observations are coordinated by Kishwaukee College-Community Education. Students are required to provide their own transportation to and from the observation sites. 


The cost of the class is $500. This cost includes textbook and access to online learning platform. Federal and State financial aid are not available to offset the cost of the Real Estate program.

A mandatory Orientation Session will be held on January 12, 2021, 7-8pm via zoom. All students who are registered for the Spring 2021 session must attend the Orientation Session.

Dates Days Times Location Registration class code
January 17-April 1, 2021 T/TH 6:00pm-9:00pm Online via WebEx RE 700 5001


Ways to Register

Contact Information

For general inquiries or questions, please email Melissa Gallagher at

Students must be at least 18 to register for the Real Estate program.