Pre-License Overview

Approved Pre-License Providers

The following providers are approved by the Kentucky Real Estate Commission to offer pre-licensing education classes for individuals wishing to pursue a Kentucky real estate sales associate or broker license. The Kentucky Real Estate Commission does not necessarily endorse any of the following programs.

Several local colleges and universities also offer pre-license education. We have listed the contact information for some of these programs below.

KREC-Approved Proprietary Schools

  • American Career Training
    P.O. Box 139
    Franklin, KY 42135​​
    Phone: 270-223-0789Fax: 270-586-7156Contact: Deloise AdamsEmail  
  • American School of Real Estate Express
    12977 North Forty Dr., Suite 108
    St. Louis, MO 63141​
    Phone: 314-205-1685Fax: 314-205-1613Contact: Tom DavidsonEmail  Website*96 hour on-line course
  • A-Pass-Weikel Institute

    ​4400 Breckenridge Lane, #310
    Louisville, KY 40218​

    Phone: 502-456-1920Fax: 502-458-3500Contact: John Weikel, IIEmail  Website
  • Career Development Center
    P.O. Box 23356
    Lexington, KY 40523​
    Phone: 859-474-0448Fax: 859-252-6447Contact: Thomas LambuthEmail  Website*60 hour on-line course & 36 hour web cam course
  • Century Real Estate School
    9405 Mill Brook Road
    Louisville, KY 40223​
    Phone: 502-995-6850Fax: 866-334-9174Contact: Lucy BrooksEmail  Website*60 hour on-line & 36 hour classroom format
  • Cooke Real Estate School
    4130 16 Street North
    St. Petersburg, FL 33703​
    Phone: 800-943-9993Fax: 866-280-5948Contact: Frank CookeEmail  Website*96 hour on-line course
  • GC Real Estate School
    790 N Dixie
    Elizabethtown, KY 42701​
    Phone: 270-300-1743Fax: 270-900-4417Contact: Vickie GrimesEmail  
  • HomeServices Real Estate Academy
    600 N. Hurstbourne Pkwy., Suite 202
    Louisville, KY 40222​
    Phone: 502-394-6189Fax: 502-394-6193Contact: Austin BuchananEmail  Website
  • JCPS Adult & Continuing Education- Lifelong Learning Program
    546 South First Street
    Louisville, KY 40202​
    Phone: 502-485-3500Contact: Terri LindseyEmail  Website
  • Kentucky Real Estate College
    4135 Alexandria Pike, Suite 108
    Cold Spring, KY 41076​
    Phone: 859-525-0303 or Toll Free: 800-558-9119Fax: 859-814-8690Contact: Kent GrayEmail  Website* 96 hour on-line course
  • Kentucky REALTOR® Institute
    2708 Old Rosebud Road, Suite 200
    Lexington, KY 40509​
    Phone: 859-263-7377Fax: 859-263-7565Contact: Nicole KnudtsonEmail  Website* 96 hour on-line course
  • McKissock
    218 Liberty Street
    Warren, PA 16365​
    Phone: 800-328-2008Fax: 814-723-3016Contact: Nichole FetzeckEmail  Website* 96 hour on-line course
  • Thornton's Real Estate Academy (dba Great Way to Learn)
    1733 Campus Plaza Ct 
    Bowling Green, KY 42101​
    Phone: 502-517-0771Contact: Todd ThorntonEmail  Website* 96 hour on-line course
  • Ward Elliott Institute of Real Estate
    61 Oak View Court
    Bowling Green, KY 42103​
    Phone: 888-371-7000Fax: 270-782-0574Contact: Ward ElliottEmail  Website
  • William R. Sellinger School of Professional Licensing
    7711 Beulah Church Road
    Louisville, KY 40228​
    Phone: 502-968-2241Fax: 502-231-3454Contact: William R. SellingerEmail  Website
  • Wilson Educational Group
    533 Legion Drive
    Harrodsburg, KY 40330​
    Phone: 859-734-3174Fax: 859-734-2002Contact: C.W. WilsonEmail  Website

Accredited Colleges & Universites

  • Ashland Community & Technical College
    ​1400 College Drive
    Ashland, KY 41101​
    Phone: 606-326-2231Contact: Molly WebbEmail  Website
  • Bluegrass Community & Technical College
    500 Newtown Pike, Suite 311 - L
    Lexington, KY 40508​
    Phone: 859-246-6266Contact: Sandye HackneyEmail  
  • Bowling Green Community College of WKU
    2355 Nashville Road, Suite B
    Bowling Green, KY 42101-1094​
    Phone: 270-780-2550Contact: Carla G. HintonEmail  Website
  • Madisonville Community College
    2000 College Drive
    Madisonville, KY 42431​
    Phone: 270-824-8687Contact: Jeff FloreaEmail  Website
  • Morehead State University
    Combs Hall 203b
    Morehead, KY 4035​1
    Phone: 606-783-5156Contact: Michael HarfordEmail  Website
  • Murray State University
    451 Business Building
    Murray, KY 42071​
    Phone: 270-809-6196 or 270-753-0400Contact: C. Mark BlankenshipEmail  
  • University of Louisville, School of Urban & Public Affairs
    426 W Bloom Street
    Louisville, KY 40208​
    Phone: 502-852-8002Contact: Yani VozosEmail  Website