North Dakota's continuing education (CE) cycle is November 16th of one year through November 15th of the following year. The current CE cycle is November 16, 2021 through November 15, 2022. During a CE cycle, ND licensees, unless otherwise exempted, need to complete 9 hours of continuing education.
- For the current continuing education cycle (November 16, 2021 through November 15, 2022) there are 2 mandatory course topics, and 3 hours on each topic must be taken.
- The mandatory topics and required hours are:
- Respect, ethics and professionalism -- 3 hours total, and also
- Fair housing -- 3 hours total
- North Dakota licensees must complete 3 hours on both mandatory topics, which will total 6 hours, plus an additional 3 CE hours total on an elective topic or topics.
- Altogether, 9 hours of continuing education as described above must be completed during the current CE cycle (November 16, 2021 through November 15, 2022).
Continuing education courses are approved for 2 years so that the course provider does not have to go through the renewal process every year.
Forms to get CE courses approved are available at the appropriate link. A $50 non-refundable application fee must be submitted with each course application. Distance education courses must be certified by ARELLO.
Administrative Rule 70-02-04-14 states that the commission will allow a maximum of 8 hours of continuing education per licensee per day, whether that education was in the classroom or online.