Education and Class Requirements

Minnesota Department of Commerce Education Requirements

Real Estate Continuing Education
The State of Minnesota requires that all real estate salespersons/brokers complete 30 hours of real estate continuing education during the initial license period and during the succeeding 24 month license period.  At least 15 of the 30 hours must be completed during the first 12 months of the 24 month licensing period.  As part of the required hours, General Module course(s) are required to be completed each licensing year. For the period of July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014, the required module course is Risk Management for 7.5 CE hours.  There is an additional broker module course, Broker Supervisory Obligations for 1 CE hour.  Each module also contains a written exam that must be passed to fulfill this requirement.  In addition, each licensed agent must complete at least one hour training in Agency Law and one hour of training in Fair Housing Law during each license period.
To view the SCAAR Class Calender and register for CE Classes, click on the  "Calendar" tab.

Appraiser Continuing Education
The State of Minnesota requires that all appraisers complete at lease 30 classroom hours of instruction for renewal of a license.  In addition, each appraiser must complete at least seven hours of training each licensing period in courses in laws or regulations on Standards of Professional Practice.

SCAAR Continuing Education Class Cancelation Policy: 

 A CE no-show fee will be assessed to member registrants that do not attend and do not cancel.
 CE class registrations must be canceled before the start of the class.  To cancel a CE class registration:
Click on the "Member Login" and enter your user name and password. Then click on "Events" tab.  Choose the class you wish to cancel and click "Cancel". 
You may also email or or call 320-253-7149.

NAR Code of Ethics Requirements
Under NAR policy, between January 1, 2013 and December 31, 2016, REALTORS® are required to complete at least 2.5 hours of ethics training.  Failure to complete the required ethics training shall be considered in violation of a membership duty, and REALTOR® membership shall be suspended until the required training is competed.
If you have taken 2.5 hours of Code of Ethics training online since January 1, 2013, please send a copy of your completion certificate to Kelly via email at: to fax 1-320-253-9701.
NAR offers a Free online course

New SCAAR Member Licensees:
New SCAAR Members must attend New Member Orientation/Ethics Class within six months. 
For a list of upcoming classes, click on "Calendar".

Take an Online Class

SCAAR has a partnership with The CE Shop to provide CE training in an easy to use online format.  Through this partnership you can access great online continuing education courses that are approved for Real Estate CE credits in Minnesota.  Additionally, once you complete the course you can access your certificate instantly and The CE Shop manages all reporting to the state. 
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National Association of REALTORS®
Minnesota Association of REALTORS®
Minnesota Department of Commerce

Other Educational Opportunities:
                                MNAR  - Minnesota Association of REALTORS®
                                GAAAR  - Greater Alexandria Association of REALTORS®
                                GLAAR  - Greater Lakes Association of REALTORS®

                            MAAR -- Minneapolis Area Association of REALTORS®
                            SPAAR  - Saint Paul Association of REALTORS®
                            WCAR  - West Central Association of REALTORS®