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Frequently Asked Questions

1. Are courses from Empire Learning approved in my state?

Course approval varies on a state-by-state basis. Select your state of licensure on the Shop Courses page to view courses that are acceptable for your continuing education requirements.

2. What are the continuing education requirements to renew my real estate license?

The continuing education requirements for your specific state can be viewed by selecting your state of licensure here: CE Requirements by State.

3. In what format are courses from Empire Learning offered?

Courses from Empire Learning are delivered in a convenient online format that allows your learning to be completed at any time, from anywhere with an internet connection.

Study materials are broken down into 10-15 minute sections with Check Understanding and Review Questions throughout the material. There will be a final exam at the end of the course which will require a score of 70% correct in order to receive credit.

4. How is the seat time requirement measured?

A minimum amount of "seat time" is required in order to successfully complete any of our courses. "Seat time" is the amount of time spent reading through course materials and answering any exam questions. A timer is displayed on every page in the course materials showing how much time has been spent in the course as well as the minimum amount of time required before the final exam can be submitted.

Courses are all based on a 50-minute hour. For example, a 3-hour course will have a seat time requirement of 2 hours and 30 minutes.

5. What if I fail an exam?

Exams can be attempted as many times as needed. There are no additional fees or waiting periods in order to retake an exam. Please note that there are multiple versions of each exam and that questions will change for subsequent attempts.

Check Understanding and Review questions can also be attempted as many times as needed with no penalties.

6. When will I receive my Certificate of Completion for courses completed through Empire Learning?

Completion Certificates are provided immediately after passing the final exam for your course. Certificates can be accessed from the My Account page at any time after being awarded.

7. Will you mail me any study materials?

No, all of aspects of courses offered by Empire Learning are completed online.