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Education

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Classes and Programs

SPAAR is committed to bringing its members relevant and exciting education.

Take advantage of the variety of opportunities for knowledge and skill growth. Many include continuing education credits for real estate licenses.

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Microlearning Library

Designed for busy professionals on-the-go in a convenient self-paced format that is available 24/7. These self-learning videos range from a few minutes to a half hour and are focused on a specific topic and are not approved for real estate continuing education.

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On-Demand Education

When SPAAR’s live instructor-led education doesn’t fit your schedule, online continuing education offers convenience and flexibility.

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Community Campus

Use this virtual campus to come together with other SPAAR members for education, professional development programs, Town Halls, committee meetings, and more!

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SPARK: Strategies, Products, and Real Estate Knowledge

Articles designed for Realtors® to grow their business, skills, and expertise.

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Education Requirements

I am a new member. What do I need to do?

ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIP:  New members are required to complete a two-day New Member Orientation within 90 days of joining SPAAR.  Call (651) 776-6000 to schedule your orientation.

 

MN DOC – LICENSING: The Minnesota Department of Commerce (DOC) requires newly licensed agents to complete 30 credits of continuing education (CE) by the second June 30 after receiving their license for their first renewal. Review your CE Transcript (pulseportal.com) for requirements and due dates.

Do I have any Association Membership requirements?

All REALTOR® members are required to complete an Association-approved Code of Ethics course (minimum of 2.5 hours) each three-year cycle.

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What are the Education requirements for my MN Real Estate license?

The MN Department of Commerce (DOC) requires real estate salespersons to complete 30 hours of real estate continuing education (CE) before their June 30 license renewal deadline, and at least 15 of those hours must be completed before the previous June 30. Continuing education must be taken in the appropriate license period; extra hours or courses do not carry over into the next period or satisfy future renewal requirements. You may not repeat a continuing education course for credit during the same licensing period.

REQUIRED COURSES: As part of required hours, there are minimum required courses to complete.

  • At least one hour of “Agency Laws” must be completed as part of the 30 hours required for license renewal.
  • At least one hour of “Fair Housing” must be completed as part of the 30 hours required for license renewal.
  • A specific general module continuing education course must be completed as part of the 15 hours each license year:
    • 23/24 General Module: Fair Housing, Agency Law, & Legal Update must be completed by June 30, 2024.

How to Review your CE Transcript

Online Education Referral Partners

The CE Shop offers online real estate courses for pre-licensing, exam prep, post-licensing, and continuing education. Continuing Education consists of the courses required for retaining your real estate license. We offer state-specific courses and engaging electives that follow current trends and issues in the industry.

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The Center for REALTOR® Development (CRD) is devoted to lifelong learning, career advancement, and specialized credentials for real estate professionals. With 10+ designations and certifications, over 100 microcourses, learning pathways, an award-winning podcast, and educational events, there is a learning experience for every real estate professional.

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