REALTOR® Designations & Certifications

Boost your salary and client base through continuing education and specialty training. NAR offers a wide selection of real estate training options for members and association executives, including classroom and online courses, training towards earning designations and certifications, webinars, and the new NAR Academy at Columbia College. As a member, you also have access to the world’s largest real estate library.

REALTORS® with designations earn 82% more than those without designations. The National Association of REALTORS® and its affiliated Institutes, Societies, and Councils provide a wide range of programs and services that help members increase their skills, proficiency, and knowledge. Designations and Certifications acknowledging experience and expertise in various real estate sectors are awarded by NAR and each affiliated group upon completion of required courses.