Information Regarding the Application for Approval to Open
a New Real Estate Private Career School
Approval by the Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) is
required before an in-state training entity may offer to the
general public the 60 clock-hour Principles and Practices of Real Estate for
Salespersons pre-licensing course. This is a regulatory requirement of the Maryland Real
Estate Commission (MREC).
Also, a business must first be approved by MHEC to offer the pre-licensing
course as a private career school program before it may apply to MREC to offer real estate continuing
The following application and materials are to be used by a business applying to
MHEC to operate in Maryland as a private real
estate career school, offering the 60 clock-hour Principles and Practices of
Real Estate for Salespersons pre-licensing course. Note that
the program curriculum must first be submitted to MREC for review and approval
before submitting the complete application to MHEC.
These materials are for
residential and distance education (online) delivery formats.
Minimum Requirements for Private Career Schools are contained in
13B.01.01. of the Code of Maryland Regulations
(PDF)(COMAR). Refer to 13B.01.01.00 through 13B.01.01.27 inclusive.
Alternately, you may request a hard copy of the Minimum Requirements
for a Private Career Schools, Code of Maryland Regulations "COMAR",
by calling 800-974-0203, or faxing your request to 410-332-0270,
Attention Private Career Schools.