Professional Development

Graduate REALTOR® Institute

Graduate REALTOR Institute

Earn the GRI Designation

In today’s competitive business environment, it often takes more than just motivation and initiative to succeed!

The GRI designation is a national designation delivered by the Arkansas REALTORS®. The 60+hour course of study meets
accreditation standards established by the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®.

These GRI Classes are powerful tools that will help students attract and build their business. Expect to increase your skills and knowledge across the entire landscape of real estate with in-depth training in legal and regulatory issues, technology, budgeting, professional standards, and the entire sales process.

New Agents can fulfill the full ***18-hour Post License Requirement while earning the GRI (what a great foundation
for your Career!)

Why become a GRI Designee?

  • Increase your income potential by more than 74%
  • Develop self-confidence while reducing risk to yourself and your Broker
  • New Agents can fulfill the full ***18-hour Post License Requirement while earning the
    GRI (what a great foundation for your Career!)
  • 2 for 1 - Many Classes count for CE, your GRI Designation even counts towards other
    NAR Designations!
  • Unlike other designations, GRI has NO ANNUAL DUES
  • Develop excellent contract writing skills
  • Students can work at their own pace as you have 3 years to complete this course of
  • Stand out to prospective Homebuyers & Sellers as the REALTOR® who is equipped with
    effective negotiating skills, financial knowledge to assist them, alongside the
    fundamentals of real estate.
  • The More you LEARN, the More you EARN!

2023 GRI Core Class Schedule

(4 required; GRI 101, 102, 201, 202)

The 2-Day CLASSROOM courses listed below will be held 9:00am–4:00pm *EXCEPT GRI 201 which is 8:30am-4:00pm:

(Little Rock = LR) Arkansas REALTORS®, 11224 Executive Center Drive, Little Rock, AR
(Lowell = NWA) Northwest Arkansas Board of REALTORS®, 314 N Goad Springs Road, Lowell, AR

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GRI courses include the Mandatory 1-hour Safety as required by the AREC in 2023, but does NOT include the mandated 3-hr Broker or 6-hr Salesperson education.

Courses & Electives may be completed in any order within 3 years.


Fairhaven: Fair Housing Simulation

Fairhaven is where agents work against the clock to sell homes while confronting realistic scenarios where discrimination could occur.

Cost Options

Regular Registration Fee

Per 2 day class

2022 Bundle Package

You can still take advantage of the 2022 Discount offered on the Bundle Package in 2022 through December 31st and save $240 off regular registration.

2023 Bundle Package

Purchase all Core Classes in a Bundle package and save $140 off regular registration price
Flexibility in class scheduling
No cancelation fees

ALL CANCELATIONS are subject to a $25 cancelation fee. NO refunds after registration deadline.