Designations and Certifications

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Designations and Certifications

REALTOR® designations can help you build your network, sharpen your skills, increase your knowledge and increase your income. 
According to 2013 NAR survey data, obtaining one or more designations continues to make a difference in REALTOR® earnings. The median income of REALTORS® without a designation was $33,500 and the median income of those with at least one designation was $61,100: a difference of $27,600. (Source: 2013 NAR Member Profile)

NAR and its affiliates offer designations and certifications for a wide range of real estate specialties. Earning these designations and certifications helps members to increase their expertise and marketability, giving them a professional advantage.

Find out more about these designations and certifications and start earning more!


VanEd is pleased to once again offer the Graduate REALTOR® Institute (GRI) designation in Missouri.

The GRI program is NAR approved and is offered by Missouri REALTORS® with updated, industry-relevant content. The GRI designation is a powerful tool to attract and build new business. You'll increase your skill level across the entire landscape of real estate with in-depth training in legal and regulatory issues, technology, professional standards, and the sales process. Check out the full list of online courses today! In person classroom courses will be coming soon.

If you are currently mid-GRI and have time left in your 5-year completion period, please contact Kim Moriarity - or call (800) 403-0101 / ext. 118 for more information.