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NAR and its affiliated Institutes, Societies, and Councils offer a wide selection of real estate training options.

Professional Development Directory

Browse to find learning and development opportunities from the National Association of REALTORS® family, including its subsidiaries, affiliates, state and local real estate associations, licensed providers, and other real estate industry entities.

September Course Discounts

Get 20% off CIPS designation courses and the MRP certification course. The course of the month, Real Estate Safety Matters: Safe Business = Smart Business, is free through September 30.

Right Tools, Right Now Discounts

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NAR is offering free and discounted courses, fees, events, and services to REALTORS® through the Right Tools, Right Now program.


Online Courses

Learn at your own pace and schedule through NAR’s many online offerings, including designation and certification courses, and over 100 microcourses.
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Continuing Education

Continuing education requirements to retain real estate licenses vary by state.

CE Requirements by State

Online CE Courses by State

Designations & Certifications

Designations and certifications acknowledging experience and expertise in various real estate sectors are awarded by NAR and its affiliates.

NAR invites education providers, including NAR subsidiaries, affiliates, state and local real estate associations, licensed providers, and other real estate industry entities, to submit courses for publication within the Professional Development Directory.

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Leadership Development

Focuses on creating a well-informed strategy for effectively creating a vision, identifying your style of leadership, and building your skills.
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Upcoming Webinars:

Recorded Webinars:

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Center for REALTOR® Development Podcast

This monthly podcast focuses on education in the real estate industry, and is intended for REALTORS®, real estate professionals, allied professions such as appraisers and lenders, educators, and consumers.

NAR Academy at Columbia College

NAR members receive financial assistance when they enroll in certificate, associate, bachelor’s, and master’s degree programs.
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Library & Archives

Founded in 1923, the National Association of REALTORS® Library & Archives offers a variety of research services and thousands of print and digital resources for use by NAR members and state and local association staff.