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Professional Designations


Take your career to the next level with the Graduate REALTOR® Institute (GRI) designation. The GRI designation is the most recognized and respected professional designation available to real estate professionals nationwide. REALTORS® who have earned the GRI designation receive in-depth training in legal and regulatory issues, technology, professional standards, and the sales process.

Why Earn a GRI Designation

NAR statistics show that REALTORS® with a GRI designation earn more than $22,000 annually than those without a designation and report an increase in referrals in the first year after obtaining their designation. Along with an increased level of skill and professionalism, GRI designees build strong connections with their classmates that turn into rewarding business and personal connections.

How to Earn a GRI Designation

Indiana’s GRI program requires 72 credit hours taken from six core competency areas. Credits must be taken with five years of completing the first course.

For more information on Indiana’s GRI program, click GRI Requirements 2019 to see the latest course requirements or contact Tricia Parrott at 1-800-742-4067.

For an overview of other professional REALTOR® designations, click here
Stand Out From The Crowd

REALTOR® Designations

Those acronyms behind your name signify you have achieved a specific designation through extensive training and education. Designations set you apart from the crowd. Designations enable agents to increase their skills, proficiency, and knowledge in various real estate sectors. Designations also provide agents with access to members-only marketing tools and resources which can be an added benefit to their clients.  
GRI Requirements

Overview of GRI Designation requirements and available courses. 

Become a GRI
Apply online to become a GRI candidate.
Complete Your GRI
Submit this online application to finalize completion of your GRI.