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Maryland Continuing Education Requirements:

Total Hours Mandatory Elective Hours
You Need: 15 13.5 1.5
We Offer: 15 13.5 1.5
LICENSE RENEWAL PERIOD: 2 YEARS

Maryland State Requirement Details for Real Estate Continuing Education

Renewal Date: Every two years from the date of original licensure

Hours Required: 15 hours

Brokers and Designated Branch Office Managers or Team Leaders:

RESIDENTIAL Brokers, Branch Office Managers or Team Leaders:­ 15 hours

  • 3.0 Legislative (A)
  • 3.0 Brokerage Relationships and Disclosure (H)
  • 3.0 Ethics (D)
  • 3.0 Supervision (I)
  • 1.5 Fair Housing (C)
  • 1.5 elective hours (no duplicates)

Commercial Designation (SOLELY – NO RESIDENTIAL BUSINESS): 15 hours

  • 3.0 Legislative (A)
  • 3.0 MREC Agency-Commercial (H)
  • 3.0 Ethics (D)
  • 3.0 Supervision (I)
  • 3.0 elective hours (no duplicates)

Note: Legislative topic (A), Ethics topic (D), and Brokerage Relationships and Disclosure/MREC Agency-Commercial (H) are required Maryland courses for all licensees.


The CE Shop’s Offering: 15 hours

Please Note: The MREC Brokerage Relationships & Disclosures course does not meet the agency requirements for commercial agents.  The CE Shop does not offer a commercial agency course at this time.  

The CE Shop is an approved provider in Maryland.

Provider Approval Number: 1727

Reporting: The state requires schools to report course completions within five to seven days from the course completion date. Course completions will be reported within this time frame.

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 at least a 70% and may be taken as many times as necessary in order to pass.

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 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 certificate of completion will reflect this.

Please Note: Once a licensee assumes a supervisory position as a broker, BOM, or team leader, he/she will have 90 days to complete 3 clock hours of MREC Required Supervision Course, if he/she didn’t already complete it for his/her last renewal.

License Renewal Process: The process to renew in this state is to log in to the licensing system online and follow the prompts to renew. 

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Maryland Real Estate Commission

Street Address: 500 North Calvert Street, 3rd Floor, Baltimore, MD 21202-3651

Telephone: 410.230.6230

Fax: 410.333.0023

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