Since 2001, the National Association of REALTORS® has offered professional development courses to NAR members. Many of these courses are now available from REALTOR® University, and tackle relevant business ideas, topics and trends affecting the market, and reward students with over 24 designations and certifications specific to the topic(s) addressed. Many of these designations and certifications can now be used for continuing education credit in local real estate license requirements.
But NAR wanted to take it a step further, and offer real estate professionals an opportunity to stand out in a whole new way. REALTOR® University's graduate school allows students to expand their education in what they know best: real estate. With REALTOR® U's unique blend of practical and applied learning, students will be able to use this education to advance their careers and better their business and their lives.
REALTOR® University now offers a Master of Real Estate degree for real estate professionals who are interested in expanding their education to advance their career and improve their business. Recently granted operating and degree authority by the Illinois Board of Higher Education, REALTOR® University was established by the National Association of REALTORS®. Courses will be offered in eight week sessions, six times annually and taught by Ph.D.-level academics/practitioners. "We will offer applied education to help students capture the knowledge, skills and business fundamentals they need to meet current and future challenges in the real estate industry," Chairman of the University Board of Regents Richard Rosenthal said.
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School of Professional Development & Continuing Education
REALTOR® University's School of Professional Development & Continuing Education offers real estate professionals the opportunity to take courses that lead to you earning designations and certifications on specialized topics within the ever changing world of real estate.
Courses are available online through REALTOR® University's global online campus, and help professionals find their niche, hone their skills, and increase their competitive advantage. Also, many courses are recognized by state real estate licensing organizations for continuing education credits.
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REALTOR® University's Master of Real Estate (MRE) Program is unlike any advanced program available today, and created specifically with real estate professionals in mind. With five concentrations, ranging from Asset & Property Management to Real Estate Association Management, our MRE program allows you to focus on your passion, and take your professional specialty to the highest level possible.
REALTOR® University's global online campus welcomes professionals from all over the world and connects you to an expansive network of like-minded students to share ideas, while growing your business today and the industry tomorrow.
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