The NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® and its affiliated Institutes, Societies, and Councils provide a wide-range of programs and services that assist members in increasing skills, proficiency, and knowledge. Designations and certifications acknowledging experience and expertise in various real estate sectors are awarded by NAR and each affiliated group upon completion of required courses.

Designations can be taken on the local level for Continuing Education credits if the program has been submitted to the Department of Business Regulation and has been approved for Continuing Education.  The National Designations are recognized by all authorized National Association of REALTORS® providers.

RIAR offers courses for the following designations: