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Invest in your career & in YOURSELF!
In a market where increased marketability and differentiation are key, there’s never been a better time to educate oneself to serve today’s consumer. 

Increase your business and stand out from the crowd with a NAR designation or certification!

From buyer representation to social media and short sales, the Bridge Association of REALTORS®, in partnership with NAR, offers educational programming in nearly every real estate niche.

Whether you’re looking to earn a designation or certification, we have something to take your career to the next level!


Accredited Buyer's Representative (ABR®) Designation

The Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®) designation is designed for real estate buyer agents who focus on working directly with buyer-clients at every stage of the home buying process.

Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES®) Designation

The SRES® Designation program educates REALTORS® on how to profitably and ethically serve the real estate needs of the fastest growing market in real estate, clients age 50+

Pricing Strategy Advisor (PSA) Certification

Enhance your skills in pricing properties, creating CMAs, working with appraisers, and guiding clients through the anxieties and misperceptions they often have about home values with NAR’s PSA (Pricing Strategy Advisor) certification.

Short Sales & Foreclosure Resource® Certification

The SFR® certification teaches real estate professionals to work with distressed sellers and the finance, tax, and legal professionals who can help them, qualify sellers for short sales, develop a short sale package, negotiate with lenders, safeguard your commission, limit risk, and protect buyers.

Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) Designation

Instantly align yourself with the best in international real estate by earning the CIPS designation. The designation requires completion of five full-day courses focusing on the critical aspects of international real estate transactions. CIPS designees are connected to an influential network of over 3,500 professionals who turn to each other first when looking for referral partners.

Seller Representative Specialist (SRS) Designation Course 

The Seller Representative Specialist (SRS) designation is the premier credential in seller representation. It is designed to elevate professional standards and enhance personal performance.

Resort & Second-Home Property Specialist (RSPS) Certification

This certification is designed for REALTORS® who facilitate the buying, selling, or management of properties for investment, development, retirement, or second homes in a resort, recreational and/or vacation destination are involved in this market niche.

Real Estate Negotiation Expert (RENE) Certification

This certification is for real estate professionals who want to sharpen their negotiation skills. The RENE certification program gives REALTORS® the tips and tools they need to be skillful advocates for their clients.

NAR's Green Designation

Through NAR's Green Designation, the Green REsource Council provides ongoing education, resources, and tools to help real estate practitioners find, understand, and market properties with green features.

e-PRO® Certification

NAR's e-PRO® certification teaches you to use cutting-edge technologies and digital initiatives to link up with today's savvy real estate consumer.

At Home With Diversity (AHWD) Certification

Learn to work effectively with – and within – today’s diverse real estate market. The At Home With Diversity certification teaches you how to conduct your business with sensitivity to all client profiles and build a business plan to successfully serve them.

Military Relocation Professional (MRP) Certification

NAR's Military Relocation Professional certification focuses on educating real estate professionals about working with current and former military service members to find housing solutions that best suit their needs and take full advantage of military benefits and support.

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