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Sources of Acceptable Core Real Estate Education


The Texas Real Estate Commission accepts real estate courses from colleges and universities accredited by the regional accreditation associations; approved courses from trade associations; and from TREC approved Texas real estate schools.
Contact the school to receive information on the courses.

Schools on this page are grouped into three categories:

  1. Classroom Instruction by City - These schools offer core courses at physical locations. They are listed in order of cities where classes are held.
  2. Trade Associations, which offer core courses in various cities on various dates. Contact them for dates and locations.
  3. Correspondence Courses & Alternative Delivery - These are colleges and universities offering core courses via correspondence and/or alternative delivery methods, such as the web.
 

Classroom Instruction by City

These schools offer core courses at physical classroom locations, in order by city.
School Type: P=Proprietary School, I=Inspector Proprietary School, U=College or University, T=Trade Association, IT=Inspector Trade Association.
City School Name
(linked to web site if available)
School
Type
Telephone
Aaron Legends Real Estate School P (469) 916-2080
Abbott Tarrec P (806) 797-0769
Abilene Cisco Junior College U (325) 794-4440
  McMurry University U (915) 691-6685
  Southwest College of Real Estate P (325) 691-0694
Addison Legends Real Estate School P (469) 916-2080
  Real Estate Training and Technology P (972) 948-2860
Allen Real Estate Training and Technology P (972) 948-2860
Alpine Sul Ross State University U (915) 837-8246
Alvin Alvin Community College U (281) 756-3994
Amarillo Amarillo College U, I (806) 371-5268
  Southwest College of Real Estate P (325) 351-2242
Arlington Champions School of Real Estate P (972) 316-2020
  Kaplan Professional Schools P (800) 442-4593
  Purvis Real Estate Training Institute P (800) 477-5803
  Real Estate Career Training P (888) 782-2300
  Real Estate Training and Technology P (972) 948-2860
  Real Estate Training Systems P (817) 861-9998
  Real Estate Training Systems Llc M (817) 861-9998
  Tarrant County College - SE U (817) 515-6399
  University of Texas at Arlington U (817) 272-2581
Athens Trinity Valley Community College U (903) 675-6339
Austin Austin Center of Real Estate Services P (512) 610-2273
  Austin Community College U, I (512) 223-7525
  Austin Institute of Real Estate P, I (512) 453-0900
  Champions School of Real Estate P, I (512) 244-3545
  Kaplan Professional Schools P (800) 442-4593
  TAREI (Texas Association of Real Estate Inspectors) P, I (800) 241-1977
  Texas Association of Realtors P (512) 370-2345
  USA Training Company, Inc. P (512) 346-4204
Bastrop Austin Community College U, I (512) 223-7525
Baytown Lee College U (281) 425-6209
Beaumont Lamar Institute of Technology U (800) 950-6989
Bedford DFW Real Estate Academy P (972) 751-9935
  Kaplan Professional Schools P (800) 442-4593
  Purvis Real Estate Training Institute P (800) 477-5803
  Real Estate Training and Technology P (972) 948-2860
Big Spring Howard College U (432) 264-5131
Boerne Real Estate Classes Institute, LLC P (210) 749-3131
Brenham Blinn College U (409) 830-4130
Brownsville American College of Real Estate P (956) 546-5435
  University of Texas at Brownsville/Texas Southmost College U (956) 882-4192
Brownwood Southwest College of Real Estate P (800) 369-4546
Bryan Blinn College U (979) 209-7377
  Gulf Coast School of Real Estate P, I (409) 764-0525
Buda Austin Community College U, I (512) 223-7525
Carrollton Real Estate Training and Technology P (972) 948-2860
Cedar Hill Real Estate Training and Technology P (972) 948-2860
Cedar Park Austin Community College U, I (512) 223-7525
Clear Lake Champions School of Real Estate P (713) 629-4543
  Kaplan Professional Schools P (800) 442-4593
  USA Real Estate Learning Center P (281) 480-9995
Colleyville Real Estate Training and Technology P (972) 948-2860
Conroe Champions School of Real Estate P, I (281) 893-4484
Coppell Champions School of Real Estate - DFW Campus P, I (972) 316-2020
  Purvis Real Estate Training Institute P (800) 477-5803
  Real Estate Training and Technology P (972) 948-2860
Corpus Christi Champions School of Real Estate P (800) 524-1525
  Del Mar College U (361) 698-1093
  Real Estate Institute of Corpus Christi P (361) 852-2000
Corsicana Navarro College U (903) 874-6501
Dallas Cedar Valley College U (972) 860-8247
  DFW Real Estate Academy P (972) 751-9935
  Kaplan Professional Schools P (800) 442-4593
  Legends Real Estate School P (469) 916-2080
  Metrotex Association Of Realtors P (214) 637-6660
  North Lake College U (972) 273-3464
  Real Estate Career Training P (888) 782-2300
  Real Estate Training and Technology P (972) 948-2860
  Texas Premier Real Estate School, Inc P (972) 867-7900
De Soto Real Estate Training and Technology P (972) 948-2860
Del Valle Austin Community College U, I (512) 223-7525
Denison Grayson College U (903) 465-6030
Denton Champions School of Real Estate P (972) 316-2020
  DFW Real Estate Academy P (972) 751-9935
  Kaplan College U, I (940) 565-3071
  Kaplan Professional Schools P (800) 442-4593
Duncanville Real Estate Training and Technology P (972) 948-2860
Eagle Pass Southwest Texas Junior College U (830) 758-4114
El Paso Academy of Real Estate of El Paso P (915) 779-0096
  Accelerated Professional Education P (915) 834-4040
  El Paso Community College U (915) 831-2117
Euless Real Estate Training and Technology P (972) 948-2860
Farmers Branch Brookhaven College U (972) 860-4715
  Champions School of Real Estate P (972) 316-2020
  Kaplan Professional Schools P (800) 442-4593
  Real Estate Training and Technology P (972) 948-2860
Flower Mound Champions School of Real Estate P (972) 316-2020
  Real Estate Training and Technology P (972) 948-2860
Fort Worth Champions School of Real Estate P (972) 316-2020
  DFW Real Estate Academy P (972) 751-9935
  Kaplan Professional Schools P (800) 442-4593
  Professional Real Estate Training Academy P (817) 292-2154
  Purvis Real Estate Training Institute P (800) 477-5803
  Real Estate Training and Technology P (972) 948-2860
Fredericksburg Austin Community College U, I (512) 223-7525
Friendswood RE Education & Training, LLC P (281) 938-1498
Frisco Real Estate Training and Technology P (972) 948-2860
Garland Champions School of Real Estate P (972) 713-0055
  DFW Real Estate Academy P (972) 751-9935
  Kaplan Professional Schools P (800) 442-4593
  Real Estate Training and Technology P (972) 948-2860
Georgetown Austin Community College U, I (512) 223-7525
Grand Prairie All Star Professional Training, Inc. P (817) 259-0980
  Champions School of Real Estate P (972) 713-0055
Grapevine Champions School of Real Estate P (972) 316-2020
  Real Estate Training and Technology P (972) 948-2860
  Spencer Training and Testing Development, Inc. P (877) 731-3080
Harlingen American College of Real Estate P (956) 546-5435
Houston Builder's Academy, Inc. P, I (281) 558-4100
  Champions School of Real Estate P, I (713) 629-4543
  Houston Community College System U, I (713) 718-5229
  Kaplan Professional Schools P (800) 442-4593
  North Harris County College U (281) 443-5708
  Spencer Training and Testing Development, Inc. P (713) 334-1920
  USA Real Estate Learning Center P (281) 480-9995
Hurst DFW Real Estate Academy P (972) 751-9935
  Purvis Real Estate Training Institute P (800) 477-5803
  Real Estate Training and Technology P (972) 948-2860
  Tarrant County College - NE U (817) 515-6399
Hutchins Real Estate Training and Technology P (972) 948-2860
Irving DFW Real Estate Academy P (972) 751-9935
  Haag Engineering Company I (214) 614-6500
  Real Estate Training and Technology P (972) 948-2860
  Spencer Training and Testing Development, Inc. P (877) 731-3080
Kaufman Real Estate Training and Technology P (972) 948-2860
Keller Real Estate Training and Technology P (972) 948-2860
Kerrville USA Training Company, Inc. P (830) 739-7902
Kilgore Kilgore College U, I (903) 983-8661
Killeen Central Texas College U (254) 526-1459
  Central Texas School of Real Estate P (254) 526-9004
  Hall Real Estate Institute P (254) 680-4255
Lancaster Real Estate Training and Technology P (972) 948-2860
Leander Austin Community College U, I (512) 223-7525
Lewisville Champions School of Real Estate P (972) 316-2020
  DFW Real Estate Academy P (972) 751-9935
  Kaplan Professional Schools P (800) 442-4593
Lockhart Austin Community College U, I (512) 223-7525
Longview Kilgore College U (903) 753-2642
Lubbock South Plains College U (806) 747-0576
  Southwest College of Real Estate P (806) 794-3728
  The Academy of Regulated Real Estate Courses P (806) 797-0769
  West Texas Real Estate School P (806) 687-4400
Manor Austin Community College U, I (512) 223-7525
Mansfield Real Estate Training and Technology P (972) 948-2860
McAllen South Texas Community College U (956) 447-6661
McKinney Real Estate Training and Technology P (972) 948-2860
Mesquite Champions School of Real Estate P (972) 713-0055
  DFW Real Estate Academy P (972) 751-9935
  Kaplan Professional Schools P (800) 442-4593
  Real Estate Training and Technology P (972) 948-2860
  Spencer Training and Testing Development, Inc. P (877) 731-3080
Midland Midland College U (915) 685-4723
  Southwest College of Real Estate P (325) 697-7277
Midlothian Real Estate Training and Technology P (972) 948-2860
Mt. Pleasant Northeast Texas Community College U (903) 572-1911
Oak Cliff Real Estate Training and Technology P (972) 948-2860
Odessa Odessa College U (915) 335-6851
Paris Paris Junior College U (903) 782-0476
Pasadena San Jacinto College U (713) 476-1822
Pearland Champions School of Real Estate P (713) 629-4543
Plano Champions School of Real Estate P (972) 713-0055
  Collin CountyCommunity College U (214) 985-3711
  DFW Real Estate Academy P (972) 751-9935
  Kaplan Professional Schools P (800) 442-4593
  Real Estate Training and Technology P (972) 948-2860
  Spencer Training and Testing Development, Inc. P (877) 731-3080
Prairie View Prairie View A&M University U (936) 261-9800
Richardson Champions School of Real Estate P (972) 713-0055
  Real Estate Training and Technology P (972) 948-2860
  Real Estate University P (972) 331-8977
  Spencer Training and Testing Development, Inc. P (877) 731-3080
Richland Real Estate Training and Technology P (972) 948-2860
Roanoke Real Estate Training and Technology P (972) 948-2860
Round Rock Austin Community College U, I (512) 223-7525
  Kaplan Professional Schools P (800) 442-4593
San Angelo Angelo State University U (915) 942-2076
  Southwest College of Real Estate P (325) 944-8513
San Antonio Champions School of Real Estate P, I (800) 284-1525
  Kaplan Professional Schools P (800) 442-4593
  NAMA (National Association of Master Appraisers) I (800) 531-5333
  San Antonio Board of Realtors P (210) 593-1200
  San Antonio College U, I (210) 733-2852
  St. Philip’s College U (210) 531-4788
  USA Training Company, Inc. P (210) 680-2527
San Marcos Austin Community College U, I (512) 223-7525
  Spencer Training and Testing Development, Inc. P (877) 731-3080
Seagoville Real Estate Training and Technology P (972) 948-2860
Southlake Kaplan Professional Schools P (800) 442-4593
  Purvis Real Estate Training Institute P (800) 477-5803
  Real Estate Training and Technology P (972) 948-2860
Sugar Land Kaplan Professional Schools P (800) 442-4593
  Texas Real Estate Academy P (877) 550-5808
Temple Temple College U (254) 298-8625
Texas City College of the Mainland U (713) 280-3991
The Woodlands Champions School of Real Estate P, I (281) 893-4484
  Spencer Training and Testing Development, Inc. P (877) 731-3080
Trade Assoc. Inspection Training Associates IT (800) 323-9235
  National Property Inspections, Inc. IT (800) 333-9807
  The National Institute of Building Inspectors (NIBI) IT (888) 281-6424
Tyler Tyler Real Estate College U (903) 595-5145
Victoria Victoria College U (361) 572-6466
Waco McLennan Community College U (254) 299-8228
Waxahachie Real Estate Training and Technology P (972) 948-2860
Weatherford Purvis Real Estate Training Institute P (800) 477-5803
  Weatherford College U (800) 287-5471x 305
Whitesboro Texoma Real Estate Institute P (903) 564-5524
Wichita Falls USA Training Company, Inc. P (940) 696-5538
Wilmer Real Estate Training and Technology P (972) 948-2860

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Trade Associations (all are classroom instruction)

These trade associations offer core courses via classrooms in various areas throughout the state of Texas. Contact them to find out times and locations of classes.
School Type: I=Inspector Proprietary School, T=Trade Association, IT=Inspector Trade Association.
School Name
(linked to web site if available)
School
Type
Telephone
American Home Inspectors Training Institute IT (800) 441-9411
Appraisal Institute (AI) T (800) 458-7732
Building Specs Home Inspector IT (800) 217-7979
Commercial Investment Institute T (800) 621-7027
Home Inspection Institute of America, Inc. IT (203) 284-2311
Inspect-It 1st Franchising IT (763) 315-7900
Inspection Training Associates IT (800) 323-9235
Institute for Environmental Assessment IT (763) 315-7920
InterNACHI (International Association of Certified Home Inspectors ) T (303) 502-6214
NAMA (National Association of Master Appraisers) I (800) 531-5333
National Apartment Association T (703) 518-6141
National Association of Independent Fee Appraisers (NAIFA) T (314) 781-6688
National Association of Master Appraisers/Lincoln Graduate Center T (210) 225-2897
National Property Inspections, Inc. IT (800) 333-9807
National Society of Real Estate Appraisers (Houston Chapter) T (713) 729-5761
North Texas Commercial Association of REALTORS® T (972) 644-6635
TAREI (Texas Association of Real Estate Inspectors) P, I (800) 241-1977
The American Society of Home Inspectors, Inc. IT (214) 244-3118
The National Institute of Building Inspectors (NIBI) IT (888) 281-6424
Women’s Council of REALTORS® T (312) 329-8483

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Correspondence Courses & Alternative Delivery

These schools offer core courses via Correspondence and/or Alternative Delivery Methods, such as online coursework on the web.
Course Type: ADM=Alternative Delivery Methods, CR=Correspondence
School Type: P=Proprietary School, I=Inspector Proprietary School, U=College or University, T=Trade Association, IT=Inspector Trade Association.
School Name
(linked to web site if available)
Course
Type
School
Type
Telephone
360Training.com ADM P (800) 442-1149
360training.com, Inc. ADM M (800) 442-1149
Absolute CE ADM P (800) 833-1884
Agent Maker Real Estate School ADM P (800) 567-8055
Allied Business Schools, Inc. ADM P (800) 617-3513
Alvin Community College CR, ADM U (281) 756-3994
Amarillo College U, I (806) 371-5268
American School of Real Estate Express ADM P (314) 205-1685
Arm’s Length Education ADM P (713) 882-8262
Austin Community College CR8 U, I (512) 223-7525
Austin Institute of Real Estate ADM P, I (512) 453-0900
Bob Brooks School of Real Estate and Insurance ADM P, I (225) 292-7277
Capital Real Estate Training Center ADM P (512) 451-9883
Career Web School ADM P (770) 218-9000
CE Network, Inc. ADM P (866) 444-1123
Central Texas College ADM U (254) 526-1459
Champions School of Real Estate ADM P (281) 893-4484
Columbia Institute (The) ADM P (210) 804-0044
Kaplan College CR6 U, I (800) 877-9080
Kaplan Professional Schools ADM P (800) 442-4593
Lamar Institute of Technology U (800) 950-6989
Learn Texas Real Estate Online ADM P (877) 847-7493
Lon Morris College CR3, ADM U, I (800) 745-0025
Lone Star College Tomball (Builder’s Academy, Inc.) CR16 U, I (281) 558-4100
Lone Star College Tomball (Champions School of Real Estate) CR5 U, I (800) 284-1525
Lubbock Christian University CR10 U (806) 687-4400
Midwestern State University CR11 U (800) 994-3040
Real Estate Institute of Corpus Christi ADM P (361) 852-2000
Real Estate Training and Technology ADM P (972) 948-2860
Real Estate University ADM P (972) 331-8977
San Antonio Board of Realtors ADM P (210) 593-1200
Southwest College of Real Estate ADM P (800) 369-4546
Southwestern Assemblies of God University CR3, ADM U, I (800) 745-0025
Texas A & M University-Commerce CR2, ADM U, I (903) 567-1309
Texas Real Estate Academy ADM P (877) 550-5808
Texas State Online Real Estate, LLC ADM P (713) 503-8958
Texas Tech University CR4, ADM U, I (800) 522-8835
Train Agents, Inc. ADM P (866) 948-7246
University of Texas at Arlington CR14 U (817) 272-2581
University of Texas at Austin ADM U (800) 687-7345
USA Training Company, Inc. ADM P (512) 346-4204
Van Education Center ADM P (800) 455-8348

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Legend For Contractors ONLY FOR Correspondence Courses For Colleges Or Universities
CR1
 Advanced Career Training 
    James Howze 
    9888 Bissonnet, Suite 675 
    Houston, Texas 77036

    Telephone: (713) 777-3873
CR2
CELI (Continuing Ed. for Licensing, Inc.)
    Sharon Ray
    17899 S HWY 19
    Canton, Texas 75103

    Telephone: (903) 567-1309
    Toll-free Phone: (888) 333-3735
    Web: http://www.celi-edu.com
CR3
CETC (Continuing Ed. through Correspondence)
   Donna Townsend 
   633 West Centerville Road, Suite 310 
   Garland, Texas 75041 

   Telephone: (972) 613-0025
   Toll-free Phone: (800) 745-0025
CR4
Academic Excellence (Capital R. E. Training Co.)
    Rick Knowles
    8627 N. MoPac #220
    Austin, Texas 78759

    Telephone: (512) 451-9883    
    Web: www.educationstation.net 
CR5
Champions School of Real Estate
    Rita Santamaria
    5627 FM 1960 West, Suite 100
    Houston, Texas 77069

    Telephone: (281) 893-4484 
    Toll-free Phone: (800) 284-1525
    Web: www.championsschool.com
CR6
Kaplan Professional Schools
(formerly Leonard-Hawes Real Estate School) Jackie Kreuzer 4100 Midway Rd, Suite 1055 Carrollton, TX 7500 Toll-free Phone: (800) 877-9080 Web: http://www.kaplanprofessionalschools.com
CR8
Austin Institute of Real Estate
    Lynn Morgan
    8828 Research Blvd
    Austin, Texas 78758

    Telephone: (512) 453-0900
    Web: http://www.austininstitute.com
CR10
West Texas Real Estate School
   Linda Clark
   7727 Quaker Avenue
   Lubbock, Texas 79424

   Telephone: (806) 687-4400
   Fax: (806) 687-1624
   EMail:  WestTXRESchool@aol.com
CR11
State Continuing Education
    Mailing Address
    PO Box 1330
    McKinney, Texas 75070
    6401 W ELDORADO PKWY
    McKINNEY, TX  75070
    
    Telephone: (972) 954-8030
    Toll-free Phone: (800) 943-5573
    Fax: ( 972) 954-8022
    EMail: info@TCES.COM
    Web: WWW.CESOURCE.COM
CR14
The University of Texas at Arlington
   c/o CompuTaught Career WebSchool 
   C. R. Hunsucker 
   Cumberland Center II 
   3100 Cumberland Blvd, Suite 1450 
   Atlanta GA 30339	

   Phone:(800) 532-7649 
   Fax:(770) 919-9979

   Email: info@careerwebschool.com 
   Web: www.careerwebschool.com
CR15
Texas State University - San Marcos
    c/o a Better School of Building Inspection
    Ms. Donna Harbuck
    P.O. Box 1986
    Salt Lake City, Utah 84110
    
    Telephone: (888) 466-4677
    Fax: (801) 474-3289
    Email: he@xmission.com
    Web: www.hometraining.com
CR16
Lone Star College Tomball
   c/o Builder's Academy, Inc.
   Bryon Parffrey
   11601 Katy Freeway, Suite 223
   Houston, Texas  77079
 
   Telephone:  (281) 558-4100
   Fax:  (281) 558-5821
   Email:  bryon@buildersacademy.com
   Web:  www.buildersacademy.com
CR17
Lamar University
    c/o Real Estate Training and TechnologyLicensing School
    Dan Robertson
    3401 Custer Road, Suite 139 at Parker
    Plano, Texas 75023
    
    Telephone: (972) 948-2860
    Fax: (214) 379-4234
    Email: info@RettSchool.com
    Web: www.RettSchool.com
 
 



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