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Are you drawn to the orderly world of numbers but still want a career that involves people? Do you enjoy problem-solving, analyzing information and working as part of a cooperative team?

Whether you’re a new college student looking for an interesting and challenging career path or a mortgage broker or loan officer needing to earn or renew your license, North Lake College’s Mortgage Banking program will give you the edge that you need to succeed in this competitive but rewarding field.

North Lake College is the only college of the DCCCD and one of the few community colleges in the nation to offer an associate degree program in Mortgage Banking.

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North Lake’s was the first Mortgage Banking associate degree program created in the country and remains the oldest fully accredited program in the U.S. Created in 1991, the program was the result of requests from industry leaders to provide specialized education for entry- and higher-level positions in the mortgage-lending field.

The Mortgage Banking program can prepare you for a career in:

  • Mortgage banking or brokerage
  • Loan originating, processing, servicing or collection
  • Real estate finance or sales
  • Property management
  • Retail banking
  • Secondary marketing
  • Warehousing

Even if you’re not considering a professional career in the finance industry, our courses in Mortgage Banking and related programs can help you manage your own money and gain financial stability.

Why Is This a Good Career Bet?

Those trained in the latest technologies and practices will always have job opportunity in a business-based economy such as the D/FW metroplex. Workforce Solutions of Greater Dallas projects eight separate business management and administration positions as high growth areas this year, including business operations specialists, accountants and auditors, accounting clerks and administrative service specialists.
U.S. News and World Report’s Money Careers lists financial advisor, loan officer, financial analyst and financial manager in its top 25 “best business jobs” through the coming decade.

Mortgage Banking Degree and Certificate Options

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North Lake College is the only one of the seven colleges of DCCCD to offer the Mortgage Banking program.