Real Estate

An expertise in real estate gives you a number of paths to an exciting and lucrative career. This program provides the expert instruction that prepares you for a career in residential sales, commercial real estate, or property management. Upon completion, you’ll be ready to take the real estate broker or real estate licensing exam.

ACC’s Real Estate Program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

Job Titles & Career Information

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  • Plan, direct, or coordinate the selling, buying, leasing, or governance activities of commercial, industrial, or residential real estate properties. Includes managers of homeowner and condominium associations, rented or leased housing units, buildings, or land (including rights-of-way).

    Hourly Wage: $27.49

    Currently Employed: 2285

    Projections:

    2285 people are employed as Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers. This number is expected to increase by 6.74% over the next four years.

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  • Operate real estate office, or work for commercial real estate firm, overseeing real estate transactions. Other duties usually include selling real estate or renting properties and arranging loans.

    Hourly Wage: $28.7

    Currently Employed: 827

    Projections:

    827 people are employed as Real Estate Brokers. This number is expected to increase by 1.81% over the next four years.

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  • Rent, buy, or sell property for clients. Perform duties, such as study property listings, interview prospective clients, accompany clients to property site, discuss conditions of sale, and draw up real estate contracts. Includes agents who represent buyer.

    Hourly Wage: $24.47

    Currently Employed: 3717

    Projections:

    3717 people are employed as Real Estate Sales Agents. This number is expected to increase by 2.91% over the next four years.

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Data analysis of traditional and real-time labor market information (LMI) provided in collaboration with Emsi (Economic Modeling Specialists International), a CareerBuilder company.