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  • 75 Hour(s) Pre-License Education
  • Professional Development
North Carolina Broker Prelicensing Course (Save $123 and Includes Free Skill Building Bundle)

Package Highlights

 Online Self Paced Icon ALL ONLINE

This 75-credit-hour discount package offers flexibility and satisfies your entire requirement to obtain a North Carolina broker license. Our self-paced course uses interactive content and videos to keep you engaged every step of the way. Unlimited instructor support and our success guarantee* ensure your satisfaction. Upon completion of your coursework, you will be well prepared to pass the state exam. 

Take advantage of discount savings ($123 off). Don't miss this limited-time offer! Our regular-priced tuition for this package is $548. The discount has already been applied!

  • Fully interactive
  • Start anytime and complete from anywhere
  • Flexible schedule: complete in a few weeks or months
  • Bonus video content including ExamSmart review videos
  • 4 free professional development courses to help grow your business

About This Package

The ALL ONLINE package includes:

  • 75-Credit-Hour Self-Paced Course: Complete this straightforward course at your own pace - anywhere, anytime to prepare for the state licensing exam.
  • Instructor Support: Instructor assistance is one of the most important aspects of your course. Contact Real Estate Institute to connect one-on-one with an instructor. Instructors are standing by to answer your questions, provide individualized feedback and offer "real world" examples to reinforce the online course materials.
  • Course Materials: All of your course materials are included in the program tuition. You will primarily study the interactive course modules, but you also receive access to a digital textbook. Other supplemental materials will be provided online. Once enrolled, students have the option to purchase a physical copy of the textbook.
  • Bonus Professional Development Bundle: Goal Setting & Getting Things Done, Introduction to Social Media Marketing, Managing Personal Finances, and Personal Branding.

Our instructor assistance and student support specialists set us apart from the competition. We are here to help you every step of the way.

*We’re confident that after you successfully complete our course, you’ll pass the state exam. If not, just call us and we'll arrange for you to retake the course at no cost.

A Peek Inside Our Interactive Course


  1. This course includes the entire 75-credit-hour prelicensing education requirement for North Carolina license candidates.
  2. Your tuition includes all required course materials, instructor support, final proctored exam, course certificate and administrative requirements.
  3. Upon enrollment, you will receive the following:
    • your username and password to access all online course materials
    • immediate online access to course, instructions, syllabus and digital textbook
Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to our most commonly asked questions.

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What are the qualifications for someone to obtain a real estate license in North Carolina?

In order to qualify to become a Real Estate Broker in North Carolina, you must:

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Be a U.S. citizen, a non-citizen national or qualified non-citizen under federal law or be authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Have a Social Security Number
  • Satisfy the required education qualification requirements
  • File eligibility application
  • Pass state licensing exam
  • Possess the requisite character for licensure

How many hours of prelicensing education is required for a North Carolina license?

75 hours of prelicensing education is required.

What is the difference between a provisional Broker status and Broker status?

A provisional Broker status is an entry level status.  You will receive a provisional Broker license upon satisfying all of the prelicensing requirements.   

Upon completing the required post-licensing training, the provisional status will be removed and you will have a broker status.

For additional information, please view the Real Estate licensing in North Carolina Booklet that is published by the North Carolina Real Estate Commission.

How long do I have to complete your course?

This course has a 180 day expiration date from the time of purchase.  You must complete your coursework and pass your end of course final exam before the end of the 180 days. 

The North Carolina Real Estate Commission does not permit education providers to extend courses.  If you do not pass this program for any reason with the 180 days, you must re-enroll in the course.

What type of program does Real Estate Institute offer?

Our 75-hour Broker prelicensing program is completed in an online distance education format. Online distance education courses are presented strictly in an online format. Instead of defining your own course of study, you will complete the course in the sequence specified and your progress will be tracked along the way.

The course material is divided into sections or modules of instruction, which are followed by knowledge checks and quizzes that help ensure you retain and understand the course subject matter.

Once all of the modules are completed, you will schedule an online, proctored exam with our school.

Will I receive any printed course materials?

There are not printed course materials included with your program.  You will be provided with a downloadable (not printable) PDF copy of the course textbook. 

We will provide a link in your Course Resources to purchase the printed textbook directly from the publisher.

Does your course include instructor support?

Yes, instructor support is included in this program.  Our students have the opportunity to contact us with questions and an instructor will respond within 1 business day.

How do I take my course final exam?

We have partnered with a 3rd party service to administer all online exams.  Please visit our Online Proctor page for technical information and additional details.

All exams must be scheduled in advance.

How many questions is on your course final exam?

There are 120 questions on the course final exam.

  • 80 National questions
  • 40 North Carolina questions

Passing score of 75% or better is required.

What happens after I pass the course final exam?

Upon passing the course final exam, you must file an application with the North Carolina Real Estate Commission and be found qualified to take the state licensing exam. The application will also require a criminal record check and a review of your character. 

The application is online and the fee to submit is $100. 

If qualified, you will be issued a "Notice of Eligibility" valid for 180 days from the date it was issued.  Notice is sent via e-mail 2-3 days after application receipt and acceptance.

For more information, please view the Commission's Real Estate Licensing in North Carolina booklet.

What happens if I fail my course final exam?

If you receive a lower score than 75%, you will be permitted one additional attempt to pass an alternate exam.  A total of two attempts are included with your tuition.

Failing all your attempts at the school exam will result in failure of the course.

Real Estate Institute is approved by the North Carolina Real Estate Commission.
Education Provider Code 1693.