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The Frederick Academy of Real Estate offers pre-licensing courses for real estate brokers and sales associates and continuing education courses for the professional real estate sales associate and broker.

Accredited in Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, West Virginia, Florida and the District of Columbia, the Frederick Academy of Real Estate is recognized as a leader in the industry. Backed by a proven team of professional instructors, we provide the practical real estate experience you need to succeed.

It is the objective of the Academy Pre-licensing Courses to provide our students the necessary knowledge to successfully challenge the State licensing examinations for Sales Associates and Brokers, enabling them to provide their future clients - buyers and sellers, lessees and lessors, and investors - the highest level of competent, informed service.

With ever changing real estate laws and regulations, the Frederick Academy of Real Estate is your answer to keeping up to date and in compliance. Our Continuing Education classes are unsurpassed in course content, providing you with the tools to effectively and professional serve your clients and customers.

The Frederick Academy of Real Estate and its Director, Colin F. McGowan, are members of the National Association of Realtors, the Maryland Real Estate Educators Association, Maryland Realtors, the Association of Real Estate License Law Officials (ARELLO).

Mr. McGowan has earned the designation Certified Distance Education Instructor. We offer ARELLO-certified courses for Distance Learning and are approved for Distance Learning in Delaware, Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Florida.