The GRI program will focus on practical business skills and tools that are essential for every top producer! Each course is designed specifically to help REALTORS® increase their market knowledge, grow their business, and apply professional standard practices to real life challenges REALTORS® face in daily practice.
The program features 48 hours of required core courses and 15 hours of elective courses for a total of 63 hours. There will be 36 hours of skills-based courses taught in a tandem teaching style for a fast-paced, interactive learning atmosphere, and the remaining 12 hours of core curriculum will be eligible for CE credit.
All GRI Core Credits will be offered exclusively on the local level.

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What is Graduate, REALTOR® Institute (GRI)?

The Graduate, REALTOR® Institute (GRI) symbol is the mark of a real estate professional that has made the commitment to provide a high level of professional services by securing a strong skills-based educational foundation. The GRI is one of the best investments a real estate professional can make in their business and future success.

How do I sign up for a class?

Beginning in 2023 GRI Core Credits will be offered exclusively on the local level. If you would like these courses in your area, contact your local association.

How many hours are required?

The GRI requires 63 hours to graduate. 48 hours are from our core curriculum, and 15 hours are electives chosen from our approved list.

How long does it take to complete?

Due to the recent change to the GRI structure, those that started in 2021 or 2022 have 3 years to complete their GRI. An extra year compared to the standard two-year timeline.

Which classes should I take?

You will need to take all 11 GRI core credits for a total of 48 hours in addition to 15 hours of elective credit.

Can I receive CE credits for these courses?

There are two courses eligible for CE credit, Contracts, and Avoiding Setbacks, Fines & Lawsuits.

What if I have already taken GRI courses under the previous program?

AAR will work with you on an individual basis to finish your program with the new curriculum. Email to find out how to complete your designation.