Minnesota Course Catalog
Requirements
Overview
(more details)

Total Hours

15

Elective Hours

5.5

Mandatory Hours

9.5

License Renewal
Period: 1 Year(s)

2014 - 30 hr. Minnesota Salesperson Renewal Package (view included courses)
$300
Retail Price
$71
Savings
$229
Sale Price
Choose Your Courses Approval # Total Hours Elective Hours Mandatory Hours Sale Price
2014 - 15 hr. Minnesota Partial Package
Package 15 7.5 7.5 $119
2014 - 30 hr. Minnesota Salesperson Renewal Package
Package 30 14 16 $229
15 hr. Minnesota Electives Only Commercial Package
Package 15 15 $180
7/1/11-6/30/12 REQUIRED MODULE - RESIDENTIAL LEASING
Approved 3.75 3.75 $30
7/1/12-6/30/13 REQUIRED MODULE - CONTRACTS & MN DISTRESSED PROPERTIES
Approved 7.5 7.5 $59
7/1/13-6/30/14 Broker & Salesperson Required Module-Risk Management
Approved 7.5 7.5 $59
Anatomy of Commercial Building
Approved 3 3 $36
Basics of Real Estate Taxation
Approved 4.5 4.5 $39
Client Advocacy in Commercial Real Estate
Approved 3 3 $36
Commercial Landlord Representation
Approved 3 3 $36
Cracking the Code of Ethics
Approved 4 4 $35
Determining Value of Commercial Properties
Approved 3 3 $36
Diversity: Your Kaleidoscope of Clients
Approved 1.5 1.5 $15
Fair Housing in Minnesota
Approved 1 1 $10
Foundations of Real Estate Finance
Approved 4.5 4.5 $39
From Contract to Keys: The Mortgage Process
Approved 4.5 4.5 $39
Hot Market Strategies
Approved 3 3 $30
Investment Strategies in Commercial Real Estate
Approved 3 3 $36
Keeping it Honest: Understanding Real Estate and Mortgage Fraud
Approved 1.5 1.5 $15
Minnesota Agency Law
Approved 1 1 $10
Online Risk Management
Approved 4 4 $35
Real Estate Investors and Your Business
Approved 4 4 $40
Roadmap to Success - Business Planning for Real Estate Professionals
Approved 3 3 $30
Selling to Your Sphere of Influence
Approved 1.5 1.5 $15
Sign Here: Contract Law on E-Signatures
Approved 3 3 $30
The Fundamentals of Commercial Real Estate
Approved 3 3 $36
Title and Escrow: Two Families, One Transaction
Approved 1.5 1.5 $15
Uncle Sam has Homes for Sale: Listing and Selling HUD Homes
Approved 3 3 $30
Minnesota Requirement Details

The CE Shop is an approved real estate education provider in Minnesota: Code/Approval Number: 21006660

Renewal Date: 6/30 every 2 years

Hours required: 30 hours with 15 hours each year of the 2 year renewal cycle

CE Shop Offering: 2012-2013 Required Module, 2013-14 Required Module for Sales and Brokers, 1 Mandatory hour of Fair Housing, 1 Mandatory hour of Agency Law, plus all Electives. The CE Shop does NOT offer the 1 hour Broker Supervisory Obligations Module required for Brokers between 2013-14 at this time. 

Important Note: A new law will start to affect your continuing education requirements on July 1, 2011. As part of the continuing education that is due each license year, you will have to complete a module training course. (This is part of the 15 hours that are due each year, not in addition to it). The course will be either 3.75 hours or 7.5 hours long and cover topics in real estate that are significant and are of current interest in the real estate market and profession. Brokers will also have the additional requirement to complete a module specifically designed to address issues relevant to brokers. Please note that commercial-only salespersons and brokers are exempt from these new module requirements. The Department of Commerce must publicize an outline of the topics covered by the module and the number of credit hours by April 1 each year.

  • The topic for 2011-2012 is Residential Leasing and the number of credit hours is 3.75. Completion of this module will also satisfy the broker module training requirement for 2011-2012 (in other words, there will be no separate broker module course for 2011-2012).
  • The topics for 2012-2013 are Contracts and Distressed Properties and the number of total credit hours is 7.5. Completion of this module will also satisfy the broker module training requirement for 2012-2013 (in other words, there will be no separate broker module course for 2012-2013).
  • The topic for 2013-2014 is Risk Management and the number of total credit hours is 7.5. The topic for 2013-14 Broker Module is Broker Supervisory Obligations and the number of total credit hours is 1.0.

NOTE: Credit may not be earned if the licensee has previously obtained credit for the same course as either a student or instructor during the same licensing period.

Seat time: All students must spend a minimum amount of seat time engaged in the course content. The course system will track your participation time as well as count down the minimum time required. Distance learning seat time is calculated in the same way as it is for classroom courses (50 minutes per clock hour). Your course will not be counted as completed until the minimum time requirement has been met. 

Reporting: Real estate course completions are recorded with the Minnesota Department of Commerce each business day. It may take an average of 2-4 business days from the time we report your hours before the Commission updates your license and/or their website with the hours. Please be patient with this process and understand that it may vary depending on your state. Course completion(s) are reported on the designated and publicly posted scheduled days. Course completion(s) will be reported the following scheduled reporting day from the course completion date(s). PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU ENTER IN YOUR MN REAL ESTATE LICENSE NUMBER AND LAST NAME CORRECTLY TO ENSURE YOUR COURSES ARE REPORTED ON TIME.

If you do not see your CE courses on MN Pulse Portal:

  • Please make sure you are viewing the "Current Period"
  • Please make sure your pop up blocker is off, as the CE transcripts open in a new window. It may take a couple of minutes for the window to open.
  • Please make sure you have selected the correct license type. The default license type is salesperson, so if you are a broker you will only see past salesperson courses unless you change the license type.
  • There may be CE courses listed on more than one page. Please click "Next" to view each page of your CE transcripts. Your most recently reported courses may not be on the first page.
  • If you are a licensee in inactive status, Pulse Portal will not display your CE credits. Please contact the MN Dept of Commerce to verify that they have received your courses.
  • If you still cannot view your CE, you may contact Pulse Portal at 866-274-4756 or the MN Dept of Commerce at 651-296-6319

Max hours in 24 hr period: Minnesota Real Estate Licensees are not allowed to complete more than 8 hours of courses in a 24 hour period. It is up to the licensee to monitor this and ensure they are not completing more than 8 total hours in a 24 hour period. The date the course is electronically signed is the date the course is completed. For example, if your certificate says you completed a course for 6 hours of CE on June 1st, then you have taken 6 of your allowed 8 hours on June 1st regardless if you’ve taken part of the course on May 31st. Course completion dates are recorded using Central Standard Time. Please note that the date on your certificates of completion will reflect this. The CE Shop is unable to alter the completion dates on your certificates of completion.

Expiration date of course: Course expiration dates vary by course but are generally one year after order date. Each individual course will have an expiration date listed in your account. 

Final Exams: Final exams must be passed with a 75% and may be taken as many times as necessary in order to pass. Per MN rules, licensees are not allowed to view the details of their final exam results.

Certificates: Immediately upon real estate course completion, The CE Shop will provide students with an electronic copy of the course Certificate of Completion. Certificates will remain in your account for a minimum of five (5) years, should you need additional copies at a later time. Please refer to your renewal application to determine if you need to submit your Certificate(s) of Completion with your renewal. Course completion dates are recorded using Central Standard Time. Please note that the date on your certificates of completion will reflect this. Minnesota approval numbers are on the certificates of completion that are received after the course has been completed. All courses in the catalog are approved.

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