Minnesota Real Estate Continuing Education
Complete your continuing education to renew your MN real estate license today. All of our courses can be completed At Your Pace online in order to help you maintain your license. Once you finish your class you will have an official certificate of completion available and we will report your course completion to the commission for you automatically.
We are approved by the Minnesota Department of Commerce as an online CE provider.
11.25 Hour Applied Real Estate Ethics
This 11.25 hour package of educational content is designed to provide real estate professionals with an overview of important topics and concepts. This package covers topics such as the provisions of the National Association of REALTORS Code of Ethics, mathematics and real estate calculations, contracts, professional real estate activities, escrow, the closing process, and comparative market analyses.
Minnesota Ethics for Real Estate Professionals (3.5 Hours)
This course will cover ethics for real estate professionals. It is a 3.5 hour course and is intended to help fulfill the required CE hours for real estate professionals in Minnesota. The course covers topics such as the basics of ethics, ethical duties of people who work in the real estate field, and concludes with a look at some ethical situations.
Minnesota 3 Hour Land Use Controls
This class will cover the major tenets of land-use control, starting with covenants, conditions, and restrictions, which are more commonly known as CC&Rs. You'll learn how zoning and master plans both influence development and protect property values and examine the purpose behind building codes and regulations and new-home warranties. Finally, we'll go over laws regulating Common Interest Communities.
Minnesota Practical Application to Inclusive Representation
This course for brokers and salespersons satisfies 3.75 hours of continuing education for Minnesota real estate licensees. Accessibility to homeownership and promoting homeownership is our primary focus in this renewal course, however, other significant topics will be covered including agency and types of agency, fiduciary duties owed, and fair housing considerations when handling multiple offers. Plus, we'll talk about making and receiving offers, buyer representation, and showing homes.
This course also satisfies the one-hour broker-module training requirement as well as the state-required one hour of Fair Housing and one hour of Agency Law.
Minnesota Common Law of Agency (2.25 Hours)
This course will cover the common law of agency. It is a 2.25 hour course and is intended to meet and exceed the one hour of required education in Agency. The course will cover topics such as types of agency, the agency relationship, and different types of authority. Upon completion of the course your CE credits will be uploaded to Minnesota.
Minnesota Real Estate Contracts (1.5 Hours)
This 1.5 hour course and is intended to help fulfill the required CE hours for real estate professionals in Minnesota. The course covers topics such as listing agreements, tenant representation agreements, and purchase agreements.
Minnesota 1 Hour Contract Law Basics Elective
This course will satisfy 1 hour of elective credits toward license renewal with this course on the basics of contract law.
Minnesota 1 Hour Financing Elective
This course will satisfy 1 hour of elective credits toward license renewal with this course on the sources and methods of financing.
Minnesota Fair Housing (1 Hour)
This 1 hour course covers fair housing topics, and is intended to meet the one hour of Minnesota required education in Fair Housing. The course will cover topics such as the history of fair housing, how it affects the real estate market, and executive orders that have had an impact on fair housing.
Minnesota Real Estate License Renewal Dates and Continuing Education Requirements
Your Minnesota real estate license expires every two years. Renewal applications are due by 4:30 p.m. Central Standard Time on June 30 each renewal year.
To renew a real estate license, all agents must complete 15 hours of CE coursework annually for a total of 30 credit hours per biennial term. This CE requirement is due by June 15 of your renewal year and includes:
- 1 credit hour in fair housing
- 1 credit hour in agency law
- Required module training courses assigned by the Minnesota Department of Commerce which are subject to change each year
- Elective coursework credits, as necessary, to meet the 30-hour requirement
AYPORealEstate offers CE course packages that fulfill Minnesota’s real estate license renewal requirements.
New licensees have until their first renewal term to complete the continuing education (CE) requirement, regardless of when their license was initially issued, and are only required to complete the module due at their renewal.
Commercial-only real estate sales associates and brokers may be exempt from modules assigned by the Minnesota Department of Commerce but must apply for exemption approval.
Duplication of courses
Licensees cannot repeat a course for credit toward their CE requirement during the same renewal term. Additional or duplicate credits earned cannot carry over into the next biennial period.
Maximum Number of CE Hours Taken in a 24-Hour Period
No more than 8 hours of coursework completed within a 24-hour period will be accepted toward your Minnesota real estate CE requirement.
Information on Final Exams
CE course final exams are closed-book and require a third-party proctor. Upon exam completion, the proctor must submit a signed affidavit.
To receive credit toward your CE requirement, you must earn a score of 75% or higher on your course exam. If you fail on the first attempt, you can retake the exam as many times as needed until you achieve a passing score. However, per Minnesota state law, you cannot review the details of your final exam results.