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    Florida State College at Jacksonville
  May 31, 2023
2022-2023 Catalog [Aug. 2022-Aug. 2023] 
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Loan Originator - Mortgage (5767) (C.C.)

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Career Certificate (Clock Hour program)

Student Alert: It is strongly recommended that students contact or call (904) 317-3883 for more information prior to enrollment in professional coursework.


The mission of the Mortgage Loan Originator program is to assist students in their quest for a Mortgage Loan Originator License by providing the required qualifying pre-licensing education to potential mortgage loan originators. This program is based on both national and state-mandated curriculum and class hours that prepare students for the national and state licensing exams. By offering the coursework online it optimizes educational opportunities for both local and state-wide students.

The Program

This nationally approved/required program prepares the student to take the state-administered test for the Mortgage Loan Originator License. Successful completion also fulfills the education requirement for that license.

The Career

Loan Originators - Mortgage provide a valuable and essential service by helping clients understand and determine the types and availability of mortgages that are critical to their financial security.


This state-approved program prepares the student to take the required state-administered test for the Mortgage Loan Originator License. Successful completion also fulfills the education requirement for that license. Please note that the state of Florida requires fingerprinting and a background check, which may prevent you from obtaining licensure. Information for applicants with a criminal history is available at

In order to obtain licensing as an insurance agent or adjuster in the state of Florida, a student will be expected to verify United States citizenship status or be a legal alien with work authorization from the United States Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services and provide a valid Social Security number. To ensure employability in the widest possible manner, all students should be prepared to provide this documentation prior to enrolling in the program. 

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Professional Coursework

Total Contact Hours: 20

Graduation Requirements

In order to be awarded a career certificate, students must have met the following requirements.

  1. Fulfill all academic requirements for the chosen program of study as outlined in the Florida State College at Jacksonville catalog and curriculum.
  2. Earn the required number of clock hours for the chosen program of study with a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 (C) on a 4.0 scale on all courses that apply to the chosen program of study.
  3. Complete a minimum of 25 percent of the total clock hours required for a certificate’s program requirements as a student at Florida State College at Jacksonville.
  4. Fulfill all obligations, financial or otherwise, to the College before graduating.
  5. Earn a TABE (Test of Adult Basic Education) score that meets or exceeds the program’s exit requirement, if applicable, or meet the criteria to earn a TABE waiver.
Note: Students are cautioned to pay particular attention to the following statements.
  • A student’s graduation date will be the date of the end of the College term in which the student has fulfilled all academic requirements. (The removal of an incomplete grade does not affect students’ graduation dates, since the grade change is effective at the end of the term in which the incomplete grade was assigned rather than the term in which the incomplete work was made up.)
  • Students who enter under the (2022/2023) catalog will be assigned to the degree or certificate requirements in effect during the 2022/2023 academic year. The student’s assigned catalog year will remain in effect as long as the student maintains continuous enrollment. Changes to requirements as mandated by law or by rule of the District Board of Trustees may supersede this provision.
  • Many courses in this catalog have prerequisite requirements and/or corequisite courses listed in the course descriptions. Students are advised to be guided by these requirements.

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