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MCC real estate pre licensing trainings are authorized by the NREC and participants receive a certificate of completion from MCC after successful demonstration of course competencies.

Nebraska real estate licensure education requirements:
Effective July 1, 2020, the Nebraska Real Estate Commission (NREC) implemented changes to pre license education requirements for applicants seeking a real estate salesperson or brokers licensure in the State of Nebraska. Beginning July 1, 2020, an approved 6-hour Pre-Licensing Training focusing on real estate professional practice and standards is required before taking the examination.

For more information on Nebraska real estate education requirements, forms and licensing processes, visit the NRC Website.


  • Individuals planning to take the Nebraska Real Estate Broker or Salesperson examination after July 1, 2020
  • Real estate professionals seeking professional continuing education units


Developing Professional Conduct and Ethical Practices (Pre-licensing)


$79 per student*
*Price includes $5 fee for participant workbook, print materials and certificate of completion

This 6-hour course is required through the Nebraska Real Estate Commission before taking the state Real Estate exam. This course is an interactive ethics and professional conduct program to help new licensees gain competency in handling real estate transactions. Participants will be actively involved in viable case studies, as well as group discussion regarding ethics issues.

Upon completion of the course, the participant will be able to:

  • Outline disruptions as they relate to a real estate career.
  • Discuss the significance of research studies, such as the Aspen Declaration, on ethical reasoning skills of the business professional.
  • Identify how real estate professionals are perceived in terms of honesty and integrity.
  • Define and review the difference between values, principles, and ethics as they relate to the real estate profession and identify values that are most important to them as they build their real estate careers.
  • Evaluate various types of behaviors when faced with ethical dilemmas.
  • Given a case scenario, identify which series of events in a transaction resulted in the transgression and provide adequate resolution to the problem.
  • Recognize that changing population trends increase the concern for providing equal professional service to all.
  • Identify major fair housing violations and how they are addressed in Fair Housing laws.
  • Recognize illegal fair housing activities and fine-tune enforcement choices.
  • Describe how to answer potentially illegal questions without damaging customer/client relationships.
  • Define and apply the basic terminology and principles of agency.
  • Summarize and demonstrate understanding of the State Laws and Administrative Rules related to real estate.
  • List agency obligations and fiduciary duties to the various parties in a real estate transaction.
  • Describe the Complaint process used by the Nebraska Real Estate Commission.
  • Define the legal theories of Liability; Intentional Misrepresentation, Unintentional Misrepresentation, Intentional Concealment, Unintentional Concealment and Negligence.
  • Explain the importance of proper disclosure to the consumer and list the various remedies for misrepresentation.
  • Outline the types of complaints received at the Nebraska Real Estate Commission.
  • Explain what professional dress is for a real estate professional.
  • Employ a method of effective communication that is appreciated by the public and licensed peers throughout the real estate transaction.
  • Improve professionalism as it relates to interpersonal interactions, dress and general etiquette during a real estate transaction.

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Seth Woodke

Seth Woodke is a full-time faculty member and Director of Real Estate & Insurance Programs at MCC. He is also a licensed and experienced Realtor with Berkshire Hathaway Home Services in Nebraska. Seth has helped buyers and sellers throughout the transaction in staging, marketing and contract negotiation as well as being an owner and manager of rental properties. In addition, Seth has been a real estate and economics educator for over a decade.

Cost $79
6 Hour Program