Online Classes

Please note: Online courses are not accepted to fulfill the 90 hours required to obtain a broker’s license. Learn more.  

The below online schools have partnered with RI REALTORS to offer approved courses for license renewal in Rhode Island (not all courses on REALTOR University are approved for CE). To ensure you are only taking courses approved in RI, please use the below partnership portals.

REALTOR® University

REALTOR® University School of Professional Development and Continuing Education is the exclusive, online provider of National Association of REALTORS® official designations and certifications. The site offers over 450 hours of online education, CE-approved and tablet-friendly courses.


RI REALTORS newest partnership with Keynote® offers RI licensees CE courses as well as elective CEs for the CRS designation renewal. These professionally produced video presentations are taught by national speakers with the aim to appeal to all types of learners.

The CE Shop – Online CE Courses

Courses offered by The CE Shop cover many new and interesting topics in real estate, such as real estate taxation, short sales, Fair Housing rules, REALTOR® Code of Ethics, real estate and mortgage fraud and more.  In addition to offering these courses, The CE Shop also offers 24-hour value packages, containing 18 elective hours and 6 core hours at reduced rates. offers you a virtual university complete with the most respected, comprehensive real estate courses available and the largest online real estate bookstore in the industry.  Courses are all designed with special learning features tailored to adult learners in a user-friendly study environment, with the flexibility to fit the schedule of any busy professional.

McKissock Online CE Courses for Appraisal and Real Estate

The partnership with McKissock Online Learning offers members the ability to access many continuing education classes for appraisal and real estate professionals. Appraisal classes are approved by the Appraisal Qualifying Board (AQB) and also approved for continuing education credit by the Appraisal Board of Rhode Island.  The state required Lead Paint Mitigation course is also available.