Continuing Education

Frequently Asked Questions

This page is a list of continuing education frequently asked questions. 1st Choice Real Estate School may revise this information by updating this posting. You are encouraged to visit this page from time to time to review any changes. If you can’t find an answer to your specific question, please contact us. 


How does your online course work?

Our online courses consist of power point slides and quiz questions.  There is a 30-question quiz at the end of each course that you will need to pass with a 75% in order to receive your certificate.  You can take the quiz over and over until you pass.  Once you pass, you will receive a certificate of completion.

Do you submit my completion to the MREC?

Yes, we will submit your completion to the MREC every business day for the previous day’s completion.  Please allow at least two days from your last completion date to renew your license online.  The last day to complete your courses and renew online will be September 28th.  After that date, you will need to print your certificates and mail your renewal notice with your fee to the MREC.  If you gave the MREC consent to show your CE on their website, you can check your status at:  If you would like to give MREC consent to show your CE on their website, you can fill out this form and send it to the MREC here.

How do I renew my license?

Once you receive your renewal notice in the mail and have completed all 12 hours of continuing education requirements, you can renew your license online or by mail.  For renewal information please click here

Is there a specific required CORE course?

You are required to take at least, but not limited to, one CORE course in order to renew your license.  Our core courses include: Real Estate Ethics (also satisfies the National Association of REALTORS® requirement); ADA & Fair Housing; Representation Options in the State of Missouri; Property Management.

When does the course start and finish?

This is a self-paced learning course that you can begin immediately upon purchase. It is available 24/7. You can finish the course at your own pace.

Do I have to spend 3 hours in the course?

You will sign an affidavit at the end of each course stating that you have spent at least 3 hours in the course.  This includes time spent reading, completing, and passing all the chapter quizzes, and a successful pass of the course final exam.  You may also include time spent studying, reviewing, and utilizing the course supplementary material.

How long do I have access to the course?

You have access to this course through your license renewal deadline. Broker deadline is June 30th every even year. Salesperson deadline is September 30th every even year.

Does this course have a certificate?

Yes! You will receive a certificate in your Dashboard immediately upon completion of the course under the Certificates tab.  You can view, print and download your certificate at any time.