GRI Education Requirements


To earn the GRI designation, REALTORS® must complete both On Demand and live coursework for a total 10 credits. You have five years to complete the required coursework.

1) On Demand core courses 
On Demand education provides instructional videos and supplemental reading materials that you can access anytime at your own pace and schedule. 

  • Course credit: The On Demand coursework counts as five credits toward the GRI designation. New GRI students may receive six hours of 2021-22 CE credit in lieu of courses 5 and 6.  
  • Time frame for completion: Students have six months from the date of purchase to complete the On Demand coursework. 
  • Course fee: $300; approx. 25 hours of education
  • Note: Completing the On Demand portion is not required prior to taking the live portion.

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2) WRA live/virtual elective courses
A combination of WRA live/virtual courses are required to fulfill the five credits toward the elective course requirements. Only WRA live or virtual classroom courses qualify for GRI credits. 

  • Course credit: The live/virtual zoom coursework counts as five credits toward the GRI designation and must be taken through the WRA. 
  • Course fee: $125 – $250 per course.
  • Note: Completing the On Demand portion is not required prior to taking the live portion.

WRA Course Calendar

Qualifying elective courses (must total 5 credits) 

  • ABR designation core course (2 credits)
  • ABR elective: Real Estate Investing (1 credit) 
  • AHWD: At Home With Diversity (1 credit)
  • CRB: Performance Leadership — Coach, Manage and Mentor (1 credit)
  • CRS 201: Listing Strategies (2 credits)
  • CRS 202: Selling — Effective Buyer Strategies (2 credits)
  • CRS: Systems Will Set You Free (1 credit)
  • SRES designation core course (2 credits)
  • GREEN: Green designation — two-day course (2 credits)
  • MRP: Military Relocation Professional (1 credit) as of 2016
  • RENE: Real Estate Negotiation Expert (2 credits) as of 2022
  • PSA: Mastering the CMA (1 credit)
  • RSPS: Home Sweet (Second) Home: Vacation, Investment, Luxury Properties (1 credit)

The list above is a partial list of qualifying courses. To confirm additional course credits, contact the WRA professional development department at 800-279-1972.

3) Membership must be in good standing with the National Association of REALTORS®.

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