North Dakota Real Estate Continuing Education

Complete your continuing education to renew your North Dakota 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 ND Real Estate Commission for you automatically.

We are an approved CE provider by the North Dakota Real Estate Commission.


North Dakota 15 Hour Post-License Renewal Package

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This 15 hour package is comprised of four courses approved by the North Dakota Real Estate Commission, and will work together to satisfy your post-license education requirements. If you previously completed 45 hours of pre-license education prior to January 1, 2021, you need to complete 15 hours of post-license education within 12 months of licensure. 


North Dakota 9 Hour 2021 Renewal Package

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This complete course will provide you with the entire 9 hours of continuing education needed to renew your North Dakota license. It includes 3 hours of Real Estate Risk Management, plus 6 hours of Real Estate Financing, and it is approved by the North Dakota Real Estate Commission.


North Dakota 6 Hour Real Estate Financing Course

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This 6 hour Elective course is designed to provide North Dakota real estate professionals with an overview of important topics and concepts related to the financing of real estate transactions. This package is primarily concerned with the financing of real estate transactions. This package will cover such topics as relevant lending laws, sources of funds, loans, government loan programs, and documents used in the financing of real estate transactions.

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North Dakota 3 Hour Real Estate Mandatory Core: Risk Management

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This 3-hour 2020 Mandatory Core course on Risk Management includes a look at risk management in business generally, but focuses largely on the impact on real estate professionals and brokerages. It is now approved as an elective course. 

Our review will cover misrepresentation, negligence, and fraud, as well as take a look into money management and other legal responsibilities associated with risk management in real estate.


North Dakota 3 Hour Real Estate Personal Safety

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This 3 hour elective course is approved by the North Dakota Real Estate Commission and is intended to teach real estate professionals how to stay safe while working in the real estate field.

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North Dakota 3 Hour Real Estate Agency Course

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This elective course will satisfy the requirements for the 3 hour state specific continuing education requirements for those licensed as real estate professionals in the state of North Dakota. It consists of a 2 hour portion on agency in general, and a 1 hour portion specific to the state of North Dakota.

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North Dakota Real Estate License Renewal Dates and Continuing Education Requirements

  • In North Dakota, you must renew your real estate license annually. The deadline for renewal is November 15 every year. 
  • Licensees must complete their North Dakota real estate continuing education requirements by the renewal deadline.
  • The requirements mandate 9 hours of continuing education (CE) courses. This 9 hours must include a required course of up to 6 hours on a selected topic
  • The required course changes each year. For example, there is no required course for the cycle ending November 15, 2021. Students are able to take 9 hours of elective courses. 


Sales Post-Licensing

Salespersons who have completed the 45 hours of pre-license education prior to January 1, 2021 must also complete a total of 15 hours of post-licensure education on any topics from approved CE courses within 12 months of the date they became licensed.


While completing post-licensing requirements, salespersons are exempt from the usual annual continuing education requirements. The mandatory course is optional and may be taken to partially fulfill the new licensee’s 15 hours.


Maximum CE Hours in 24-Hour Period 

While fulfilling continuing education requirements, North Dakota real estate licensees may not complete more than 8 hours of coursework in a 24-hour period. 


Note on the License Renewal Process for ND 

While your real estate license does not expire until December 31 each year, you must apply for renewal and complete all requirements by November 15 in order to avoid late fees. There is no grace period.


Information on Final Exams

The final exam is open-book. During your final exam, you will be allowed to access material from the course. The exam must be passed with a score of at least 75% to receive CE credit. If you do not pass on the first try, you may retake the exam as many times as necessary until you pass. 

Agency Requirements for licensure

North Dakota State Approval Letters

North Dakota Real Estate Commission 1110 College Dr Ste 207 Bismarck ND 58501 701.328.9749 www.realestatend.org


To: Michael Melvin - At Your Pace Online LLC

From: Jeanna Prom, Executive Director

Date: August 18,, 2020

Re: Course approval – 21-082 

    NOTE: This is an elective, not a mandatory, course.


This email memo serves as the certificate of accreditation granted for each of the courses listed below:


Name of Course: Real Estate Safety                                

Credits: 3

Course #: MAN 21-082


All course/s listed above is/are approved through November 15, 2021, providing the online course/s maintain current certification from ARELLO and comply with North Dakota Administrative Rules 70-02-04-23 and all other North Dakota real estate laws and rules.

Unless exempted or updated by new rules, active resident licensees must complete 9 hours of commission-approved continuing education from November 16, 2019 through November 15, 2020, the current continuing education cycle.

The 9 hours must include 3 hours on risk management, the mandatory course topic for the 2019-2020 CE cycle. The course above is approved as a mandatory course through November 15, 2020. From November 15, 2020 through November 15, 2021, the course is not mandatory but elective, and the “MAN” designation will be dropped from its course number.

Continuing Education Certificate of Attendance

All schools, seminars, and workshops shall provide an individual certificate of attendance to each licensee upon completion of the educational program or training session under the following conditions:

1. No certificate of attendance shall be issued to a licensee who is absent for more than ten percent of the classroom hours.


If you have any questions or comments, please contact me at 701.328.9737. Thank you for offering this continuing education.