SMAR is pleased to offer a variety of online classes including:

  • Continuing education through The CE Shop and RECampus. Please become familiar with the SMAR Standard of Policy for Distance Learning.  Note: The Maryland Real Estate Commission requires a score of 70% or better on the final exam in order to receive CE credit, (regardless of what the individual course material may state). However, you are given multiple chances to pass the exam. You must take the exam within a week of finishing the course.
  • NAR Designation and Certification courses through REALTOR® University.
  • Skill Based training has topics to help you build your business, managing your cash flow, developing a business plan and more! 

Online Continuing Education

15 Hour & Commercial Class Packages Available!

Click the icon above or here to visit The CE Shop's Website Course Topics through The CE Shop Include*:

  • DL/Breaking Barriers: Fair Housing - 1.5 CEU's Mandatory
  • DL/Diversity: Your Kaleidoscope of Clients - 1.5 CEU's Mandatory
  • DL/2013-2014 Maryland Legal Update - 3 CEU's Mandatory
  • DL/Maryland Ethics - 3 CEU's Mandatory
  • DL/MREC Agency-Residential - 3 CEU's Mandatory
  • DL/MREC Required Supervision Course - 3 CEU's Mandatory
  • DL/Advocating for Short Sale Clients - 3 CEU's Elective
  • DL/Basics of Real Estate Taxation - 4.5 CEU's Elective
  • DL/Did You Serve? Identifying Homebuying Advantage for Veterans - 3 CEU's Elective
  • DL/Foundations of Real Estate Finance - 6 CEU's Elective
  • DL/From Contract to Keys: The Mortgage Process - 6 CEU's Elective
  • DL/Going Green: The Environmental Movement in Real Estate - 3 CEU's Elective
  • DL/Hot Market Strategies - 3 CEU's Elective
  • DL/Keeping it Honest: Understanding Real Estate & Mtg Fraud - 3 CEU's Elective
  • DL/Online Risk Management - 1.5 CEU's Elective
  • DL/Personal Safety - 3 CEU's Elective
  • DL/Residential Property Management Essentials - 4.5 CEU's Elective
  • DL/Sign Here: Contract Law on E-Signatures - 3 CEU's Elective
  • DL/Title and Escrow: Two Families, One Transaction - 3 CEU's Elective
  • DL/Uncle Sam Has Homes for Sale: Listing & Selling HUD Homes - 3 CEU's Elective
  • DL/Anatomy of Commercial Building - 3 CEU's Elective
  • DL/Commercial Landlord Representation - 3 CEU's Elective
  • DL/Determining Value of Commercial Properties - 3 CEU's Elective
  • DL/Investment Strategies in Commercial Real Estate - 3 CEU's Elective
  • DL/The Fundamentals of Commercial Real Estate - 3 CEU's Elective

*Please visit smar.theceshop.com for up-to-date course ferings and approvals.

Click here to for more information on the below offerings including cost and course description.

DL/MREC Agency – Commercial (Course ID#: 400-2611)
3 CE hours - Approved Topic: H) The principles of agency and agency disclosure

DL/MREC Agency-Residential (Course ID#: 399-2611)
3 CE hours - Approved Topic: H) The principles of agency and agency disclosure

DL/MD Ethics & Predatory Lending (Course ID#: 404-2611)
3 CE hours - Approved Topic: D) Real estate ethics for practicing licensees

DL/MD Fair Housing (Course ID#:401-2611)
1.5 CE hours - Approved Topic: C) Fair Housing Law

DL/Buyer Representation in Real Estate (Course ID#:405-2611)
6 CE hours - Approved Topic: F) Professional enhancement for practicing licensees

DL/Environmental Issues in Your Real Estate Practice (Course ID#: 410-2611)
3 CE hours - Approved Topic: F) Professional enhancement for practicing licensees

DL/Foreclosures, Short Sales, REO’s and Auction (Course ID#:402-2611)
6 CE hours - Approved Topic: F) Professional enhancement for practicing licensees

DL/Homes for All – Serving People with Disabilities (Course ID#: 416-2611)
4 CE hours - Approved Topic: F) Professional enhancement for practicing licensees

DL/Introduction to Commercial Real Estate Sales (Course ID#: 411-2611)
6 CE hours - Approved Topic: F) Professional enhancement for practicing licensees

DL/Investment Property Practice & Management (Course ID#: 412-2611)
6 CE hours Approved Topic: F) Professional enhancement for practicing licensees

DL/Property Management & Managing Risk (Course ID#: 417-2611)
6 CE hours - Approved Topic: F) Professional enhancement for practicing licensees

DL/Real Estate Finance (Course ID#: 407-2611)
6 CE hours - Approved Topic: F) Professional enhancement for practicing licensees

DL/Red Flags Property Inspection Guide (Course ID#: 408-2611)
6 CE hours - Approved Topic: F) Professional enhancement for practicing licensees

DL/Scams, Scoundrels & Real Estate Stings (Course ID#: 439-2611)
6 CE hours - Approved Topic: F) Professional enhancement for practicing licensees

Take NAR Designation and Certification Classes online through REALTOR® University.  REALTOR® University has been fully accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC), which is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the US Department of Education. Learn more here.

Build Your Skills

NAR Designations & Certifications allow you to: add prestige to enhance your professional image, gain new expertise, acquire specialized knowledge, increase your value, marketability, proficiency and productivity.Click on the links below for more information.

Certification Courses

  • AHWD (At Home with Diversity)
  • BPOR (Broker Price Opinion Resource)
  • e-PRO
  • MRP (Military Relocation Professional)
  • RSPS (Resort & Second Home Property Specialist)
  • SFR (Short Sale & Foreclosure Resource)

Designation Courses

  • ABR (Accredited Buyer Representative)
  • ALC (Accredited Land Consultants)
  • CIPS (Certified International Property Specialist)
  • CRS (Certified Residential Specialist)
  • GREEN
  • SRS (Seller Representative Specialist)
  • SRES (Senior Real Estate Specialist) 

Information found below includes courses from the SBDC (Southern MD Development Centers) and the University of Maryland.


SBDC (Southern MD Development Centers)

The SBDC (Southern MD Development Centers) offers comprehensive no-cost and low-cost online training. The modules are designed to provide information and guidance to entrepreneurs in various stages of growth. From Developing a Business Plan, to Analyzing Your Competition, there is something for everyone.

Some courses are short videos and others are approximately 45 to 90 minutes long and contain audio, high-end graphics, interactive case studies, resources and worksheets to help you gain a better understanding of the subject.

Available at your convenience, these modules offer an excellent way to work training into your busy schedule. Over 25 subjects are available --some are even in Spanish. Some titles include:

- Developing a Business Plan
- Conducting a Marketing Analysis
- Analyze your Competition
- Targeting Your Market
- Managing Your Cash Flow
- Running a Profitable Company
- Creating a Profit and Loss Statement
- Analyzing Your Financial Ratios
- Promoting Your Business
- Advertising Your Business
- Building a Web Site...
...and more!

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More online classes are available through our partnership with CSM! [more details]


University of Maryland

UMD’s Massive Open Online Courses

Entrepreneurship Capstone

New Venture Finance: Startup Funding for Entrepreneurs

2015 Forecast for Property Managers

Making Better Group Decisions: Voting, Judgement

Aggregation and Fair -Division

Inspirational Leadership: Leading with Sense Specialization

Career Success Specialization

Academic English: Writing Specialization

Complete class list may be found here: www.coursera.org/