Adult and Continuing Education Offers NYS Real Estate Salesperson’s 75 Hour Qualifying Course

The Adult and Continuing Education (ACE) Program at Medgar Evers College, CUNY is offering the NYS Real Estate Salesperson’s 75 Hour Qualifying Course beginning Monday, June 27. The course is a mandatory prerequisite to taking the NYS Real Estate Salesperson Exam in order to obtain a real estate salesperson’s license.
The course will be offered from June 27 – September 28 and will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. The Instructor for the course will be Ms. Trisha Ocona Francis, a Licensed Real Estate Broker in NY, a Real Estate business owner, and the writer of “Ask Trisha”, a Real Estate Q & A featured in Caribbean Life.

According to Ms. Francis, “Whether the real estate market appears to be up or down, it is still the number one asset throughout the nation. Prices have not, and will never zero out. Moreover, people will always require a home. This makes Real Estate a desirable investment and worthy career choice.”

The NYS Real Estate Salesperson’s 75 Hour Qualifying Course benefits those looking to assist others with selling or buying property or renting an apartment for a fee or commission, as well as those seeking first-hand knowledge of the real estate industry to help maintain current real estate investments, venture in as a first time home buyer, or get a better understanding of rental rights and obligations. The course covers all New York State Licensing requirements, relevant real estate theory, and professional real world experiences, and is priced at $395; exam and textbook fees are not included.

Registration for the course is still open and can be made by phone, email, or in person. Administrative offices are located at 1534 Bedford Avenue, 2nd Floor, on the corner of Bedford Avenue and Eastern Parkway next to the B-49 Bus Line and one block from the Franklyn Avenue subway station (2,3,4,5 S). Accepted forms of payment include credit and debit cards. Cash and money order payments will only be accepted at the Bursar’s Office. Personal checks are not accepted. For more information, please call 718.804.8850, email, or visit

About Medgar Evers College, CUNY

Medgar Evers College was founded in 1970 through the efforts from educators and community leaders in central Brooklyn. The College is named after Medgar Wiley Evers, a Mississippi-born black civil rights activist who was assassinated on June 12, 1963. The College is divided into four schools: The School of Business; The School of Professional and Community Development; The School of Liberal Arts and Education; and The School of Science, Health, and Technology. Through these Schools, the College offers 29 associate and baccalaureate degree programs, as well as certificate programs in fields such as English, Nursing, and Accounting. Medgar Evers College also operates several co-curricular and external programs and associated centers such as the Male Development and Empowerment Center, the Center for Women’s Development, the Center for Black Literature, and The DuBois Bunche Center for Public Policy.