Will a PH.D degree in Psycholog meet the requirement of two years sales experience in getting a broker license

In General Area - Asked by tony c. - Sep 9, 2016
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Julio G.
Owner/Investor
Tampa, FL

Each state has their own licensing requirements and State statutes; I operate as a Broker/owner and also teach the Licenses courses required by the State of Florida; under Florida statutes, no; the only college degrees recognized are the BA, and MBA in Real Estate as a major, the state exam is still required. Other exceptions are a degree in law and current standing with the Florida Bar (only for Sale Associate License).
As to the requirement for Broker, (no college exception) after Two years as a sales associate under the employ/supervision of a Broker, an applicant then can take the prescribed FREC II course then test for state Brokers exam.

Sep 9, 2016
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Chris R.
Broker/Agent
Denton, TX

Texas - NO

Dec 2, 2016
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Anthony V.
Brisbane, CA

If these Q's are real, the poster ought to at least name the state they intend to be working in. I would think that Julio G's, Tampa FL answer is probably fairly representative of how most states would handle their licensing requirement. A psych degree may be of some help in the sales area, but it's certainly not the same as two years of supervised field sales experience. Good luck.

Jan 2, 2017
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