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Mortgage Banking

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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?

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

Why study mortgage banking?

There are roughly 48,000 jobs in the Dallas-Fort Worth area making or servicing mortgages. With demand increasing, employers work directly with North Lake College to make sure our graduates have the skills they need to immediately find success in the workplace. 

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.

Learn more about mortgage banking careers.

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 study at North Lake?

Ours is the first and oldest Mortgage Banking associate degree program in the country. 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. 

Thanks to faculty with decades of industry experience, North Lake students have access to national scholarship programs, job databases, career resources, and free online courses from the Mortgage Bankers Association.

Learn more about job and scholarship opportunities for NLC students.

How do I get started?

Complete the admissions process and meet with an academic advisor at North Lake College.

Dallas County residents pay $177 per three-hour class — that is $59 per credit hour, or just $708 for a full-semester load of 12 credit hours.

Compare that to what you'd pay elsewhere! See our tuition rates for tuition according to your place of residency.

Faculty Profiles

Mortgage Banking faculty members have experience in the industry as well as relevant degrees and certifications, so they can relate to the challenges you'll face in the workplace. Our instructors work closely with you one-on-one, encouraging you and helping you to succeed in school and in your career. See profiles of some of our Mortgage Banking faculty.


​Want to learn more? Don't hesitate to call or email us!
Keith Baker
Mortgage Banking Faculty
972-273-3467