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

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

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

4. How is the seat time requirement measured?

5. What if I fail an exam?

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

7. Will you mail me any study materials?

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 Real Estate CE 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 most courses. The required passing score varies by state, check the details for your state on our CE Requirements page.

For an overview of the process from start to finish please see How It Works

4. How is the seat time requirement measured?

Some states require a minimum amount of "seat time" in order to successfully complete CE courses. "Seat time" is the amount of time spent reading through course materials and answering any exam questions. For these states, 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?

The number of final exam attempts allowed varies by state (some are unlimited). If the exam is not passed within the allowed number of attempts, you will be re-enrolled in that course at no charge. If you are re-enrolled in a course, you will be starting back at the the beginning of that individual course and will need to work through the course material again. Check the details for your state on our CE Requirements page.

Check Understanding and Review questions can 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.