Designations & Certifications

The National Association of REALTORS® and its affiliated Institutes, Societies, and Councils provide a wide-range of programs and services that help members increase their skills, proficiency, and knowledge. Designations and certifications acknowledging experience and expertise in various real estate sectors are awarded by NAR and each affiliated group upon completion of required courses.

Click here for a list of NAR Designations and Certifications.


The California Association of REALTORS®' Designations and Certifications help the best and the most dedicated REALTORS® in the industry distinguish and brand themselves through specialized niche markets to nearly double their earning potential.

Click here for a list of C.A.R. Designations and Certifications.