Designations & Certifications

AAR Course Certification Program

An AAR initiative to elevate real estate education standards by instituting certification protocals for courses offered in Arizona.

Certified Risk Management Specialist (rCRMS)

AAR’s newest program designed to enhance members’ success. The program will increase members’ knowledge and allow them to successfully manage real estate transactions for clients while reducing exposure to risk. Earn this new certification and give your clients the utmost protection during their transaction.

Masters of Real Estate Society (MRE)

Educational programs designed specifically for brokers and managers.

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NAR Designations & Certifications

The NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® has nine affiliated Institutes, Societies, and Councils, and two certification programs. The ISCs provide a wide-ranging menu of programs and services to assist members in increasing skills, productivity and knowledge. Designations acknowledging experience and expertise in various real estate sectors are awarded by each affiliated group upon completion of required courses. In addition, NAR offers two certification programs

Graduate REALTOR® Institute (GRI)

The GRI designation is a national designation delivered by the state REALTOR® associations. The 90-hour course of study meets the accreditation standards established by the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®. Upon completion of the program, students are awarded the GRI designation. Only members of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® may hold the GRI designation.

View the GRI Registration Calendar

Property Management

Details to come.

Seller Representative Specialist (SRS)

SRS is the premiere seller agency designation, conferred by the SRS Council, recognizing real estate professionals who have completed special education in seller representation. The SRS covers a comprehensive look at seller representation, including marketing, but also discusses the full lineup of legal issues, Code of Ethics issues and practical issues of getting the listing from acquisition to closing.

Seniors Real Estate Specialist® (SRES®)

The SRES® Designation program educates REALTORS® on how to profitably and ethically serve the real estate needs of the fastest growing market in real estate, clients age 50+. By earning the SRES® designation, you gain access to valuable member benefits, useful resources, and networking opportunities across the U.S. and Canada to help you in your business.

Watch Arizona REALTORS® who are earning their SRES®: