Texas Real Estate Continuing Education

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Texas Real Estate License Level: Sales Agent

Total Hours Required:
15.00
Elective Hours:
9.00
Mandatory Hours:
6.00
Renewal Cycle:
2 years
Renewal Date:
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Online Limitations:
  • There are no limits on the number of MCE hours allowed to be taken online.
  • Courses taken for TX Real Estate MCE credit contain Security Questions which are generated every 30 minutes & must be correctly answered within 5 minutes.
  • As of September 1, 2007, TREC states that a licensee who takes an online MCE course will not be allowed to complete the course in less than 24 hours. 
Online Info:
Six hours in required topics are required each renewal: 3 hours of TREC Legal Update and 3 hours of TREC Ethics.

Roster

Roster Required:
Yes
Roster Process:
Rosters are submitted electronically every Thursday. Rosters are submitted for any CE course or QE course of 15 hours or less. Licensees are required to submit their certificates directly to the Commission for any QE courses longer than 30 hours. **If you need or want the roster submitted earlier than the scheduled date, there is a $10 rush fee for that service.**
Roster Sent:
Every 7 days

Governing Agency

Name:
Texas Real Estate Commission
Phone #:
512-936-3245
Fax #:
512-936-3863
Website:
http://www.trec.texas.gov/
Address:
1700 N. Congress Avenue, Suite 400
Stephen F. Austin Building
Austin, TX 78701

Texas Real Estate License Level: Non-Supervising Broker

Total Hours Required:
15.00
Elective Hours:
9.00
Mandatory Hours:
6.00
Renewal Cycle:
2 years
Renewal Date:
--
Online Limitations:
  • There are no limits on the number of MCE hours allowed to be taken online.
  • Courses taken for TX Real Estate MCE credit contain Security Questions which are generated every 30 minutes & must be correctly answered within 5 minutes.
  • As of September 1, 2007, TREC states that a licensee who takes an online MCE course will not be allowed to complete the course in less than 24 hours. 
Online Info:
Non-Supervising Brokers are required to take:
  • 3 hours of TREC Legal Update
  • 3 hours of TREC Ethics
  • 9 hours of elective MCE courses
If a Broker is not sponsoring anyone they do NOT have to take the 6 hr. Broker Responsibility Course.

Roster

Roster Required:
Yes
Roster Process:
Rosters are submitted electronically every Thursday. Rosters are submitted for any CE course or QE course of 15 hours or less. Licensees are required to submit their certificates directly to the Commission for any QE courses longer than 30 hours. **If you need or want the roster submitted earlier than the scheduled date, there is a $10 rush fee for that service.**
Roster Sent:
Every 7 days

Governing Agency

Name:
Texas Real Estate Commission
Phone #:
512-936-3245
Fax #:
512-936-3863
Website:
http://www.trec.texas.gov/
Address:
1700 N. Congress Avenue, Suite 400
Stephen F. Austin Building
Austin, TX 78701

Texas Real Estate License Level: Supervising Broker

Total Hours Required:
15.00
Elective Hours:
3.00
Mandatory Hours:
12.00
Renewal Cycle:
2 years
Renewal Date:
--
Online Limitations:
  • There are no limits on the number of MCE hours allowed to be taken online.
  • Courses taken for TX Real Estate MCE credit contain Security Questions which are generated every 30 minutes & must be correctly answered within 5 minutes.
  • As of September 1, 2007, TREC states that a licensee who takes an online MCE course will not be allowed to complete the course in less than 24 hours. 
Online Info:

The Texas Real Estate Commission requires all licensees who renew on or after September 1, 2012 to take the 6 hour Broker Responsibility course if they are a sponsoring broker, designated broker of a business entity or a delegated supervisor (for 6 months or more). The Broker responsibility course is not in addition to the usual 15 hour of MCE required for renewal; it is in conjunction with it.

For each 2-year renewal cycle, Supervising Brokers are required to take:

  • 3 hours of TREC Legal
  • 3 hours of TREC Ethics
  • 6 hours of Broker Responsibility
  • 3 hours of elective MCE courses

Roster

Roster Required:
Yes
Roster Process:
Rosters are submitted electronically every Thursday. Rosters are submitted for any CE course or QE course of 15 hours or less. Licensees are required to submit their certificates directly to the Commission for any QE courses longer than 30 hours. **If you need or want the roster submitted earlier than the scheduled date, there is a $10 rush fee for that service.**
Roster Sent:
Every 7 days

Governing Agency

Name:
Texas Real Estate Commission
Phone #:
512-936-3245
Fax #:
512-936-3863
Website:
http://www.trec.texas.gov/
Address:
1700 N. Congress Avenue, Suite 400
Stephen F. Austin Building
Austin, TX 78701
Note: This license renewal information is provided as a convenience only and is subject to change at any time. It's ultimately the responsibility of the licensee to be sure that he or she is meeting all requirements for each license and corresponding renewal period.

For any questions on Texas Real Estate Continuing Education licensing requirements,
please contact McKissock Texas Real Estate Continuing Education school with any questions at 800-328-2008.