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Brokerage Management

All applicants for a broker license must have completed a Kentucky Brokerage Management Course, which consist of three (3) credit hours/forty-eight (48) classroom hours, as part of the real estate hours required for a broker license. Refer to KRS 324.046 (1) (a) and 201 KAR 11:450. Broker applicants must complete a total of three hundred thirty-six (336) classroom hours in real estate with forty-eight (48) in brokerage management from a Kentucky approved proprietary school or twenty-one (21) credit hours with twelve (12) in real estate and three (3) of the twelve (12) in brokerage management from an accredited college or university to be eligible to take the exam. Return to the new applicant requirements for a complete list of requirements.

No other course will substitute for the Kentucky Brokerage Management Course.

Students must complete all assignments and pass an approved closed book final examination in order to obtain credit for the course.

Brokerage Management courses completed prior to September of 2000 are not accepted. Brokerage Management courses completed with a provider not approved by the KREC will not be accepted.


  • The regulation does not apply to broker candidates who are applying for a license through

 Approved Broker Education

  To see a list of the KREC approved Broker Education providers, click here