Minnesota Real Estate License Course

90-Hour Minnesota Real Estate Salesperson Online

Minnesota’s fastest and most affordable way to earn a real estate salesperson license! Here you'll learn:

  • How To Get Your MN License Online
  • What's Included In Our Courses
  • Why You Should Get Your MN License
  • General Information About the Minnesota Real Estate License Online Course
  • FAQ's
  • Articles For Further Education

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How to Get Your Minnesota Real Estate Salesperson’s License

Minnesota real estate salesperson’s requirements are simple: you must be at least 18 years of age, complete a total 90-hours of an approved pre-license course of study, find a Minnesota-licensed broker to associate with, and pass the licensure exam.


Earn your Minnesota real estate salesperson license in four steps.

Step 1: Complete 90-Hour Minnesota Salesperson Pre-license Course Bundle

Take and pass three 30-hour education courses known as Course I, Course II, and Course III. These courses cover the real estate industry, real estate law, contracts, financing, property classification, and more.

You can take the courses online or through in-person classes, as long you take the courses from Minnesota Department of Commerce approved education providers.

You receive your course completion certificate for each course after passing its final exam.

Step 2: Apply for the State Exam

After completing the 30 hours of Course I, you are eligible to apply for the Minnesota Real Estate Salesperson Exam.

Visit the Pearson VUE website to find a testing center near you and to make an online exam reservation. The exam will cost $63 paid to Pearson VUE by credit card, electronic check, or voucher. You may also call (833) 273-1946 to schedule your exam.

Refer to the candidate handbook for more testing information.

Step 3: Take and Pass the State Exam

The Minnesota state exam is divided into two sections. The general section covers national topics and is alloted 2.5 hours to complete. The state portion covers Minnesota-specific topics and is alloted 1.5 hours to complete. You must take and pass both parts of the exam with a score of 75 or higher.

Immediately upon exam completion, candidates receive a score report marked as “pass” or “fail.” You must pass both exam sections to pass the overall exam.If you fail one section, you can retake just the failed portion.

There is not a limit to the number of retakes for the Minnesota Real Estate Salesperson Exam.

Step 4: Find a Sponsoring Licensed Real Estate Broker

You must be associated with a licensed real estate broker to qualify for a Minnesota real estate salesperson license. Find a real estate broker who will sponsor you and submit your real estate license application on your behalf. You must apply for your license within one year of passing the state exam. Some application questions may require further documentation from you.

The initial real estate salesperson license fee totals $110.

The Department of Commerce will notify your real estate broker once your application has been approved. Congratulations! You are now a Minnesota real estate salesperson.

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What’s Included in Your Course​

Course Structure

The RealEstateU 90-Hour Minnesota Real Estate Salesperson Courses are arranged in the following way:

  • An orientation starts each course.
  • The course content is delivered by audio lectures with written transcripts available for each audio lecture.
  • Each course is organized into multiple chapters that break down further into precise lessons.
  • In addition to lesson audio presentations with transcripts, some lessons include an infographic or a contract document.
  • Every chapter ends with a multiple choice quiz. At least 70% of the questions must be answered correctly to pass and continue to the next chapter.
  • Each course ends with a 155 question final exam. You must pass the final exam with at least a 70% to successfully complete the course.
  • You will earn your Certificate of Completion immediately after you pass the last 100-question exam.
  • RealEstateU’s 90-hour Minnesota Real Estate Salesperson Course Bundle covers everything needed to meet the state’s real estate education requirement. As a self-paced course, complete the lessons on your schedule. The short audio sessions can be listened to while on-the-go, enabling you to study anywhere, at any time.


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Audio Transcripts

  • Each audio lesson includes a written transcript.
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Beautifully Designed Infographics

  • Understand the essential concepts you need to know for your exams through dozens of infographics that make content visually clear and easy to grasp.

Course Glossary

  • You can find the key terms you need to know for your exams in the course Glossary, which is available as a PDF download.

Course Final Exams

  • The MN course requires you to pass a final exam at the end of Course I, Course II, and Course III. You will receive the Certificate of Completion for each course immediately upon passing the final exam.
  • Exam Procedures:
    The course includes a required final exams.
    • Each exam consists of 155 multiple-choice questions.
    • Passing Grade: 70%

Buy Our PDF Course Textbooks & Appendixes

You can purchase a PDF version of the course textbook for only $29!

The course textbook contains all the content learned throughout the course, including all the audio transcripts, infographics, and supporting documents.

Please note that the PDF textbook is sold separately and not included in the course tuition. The textbook is designed to supplement the online course and not replace it.

This allows you to review the course content offline. The course textbook also enables you to print out individual lessons as needed.

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Why Get a Minnesota Real Estate License

Enjoy the many benefits of earning a Minnesota real estate salesperson license:

Income Potential

Real estate agents have no limits to how much money they can make. The more leads you source and close, the more money you can earn!

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Flexible Schedule

Stop working a boring 9-5 desk job. Real estate agents set their own schedules. By law, your sponsoring broker can’t dictate when and where to work!

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Work Part-Time or Full-Time

With you creating your schedule, you decide how to commit your time. Slowly transition from your day job or use your license to earn extra income on the side by working part-time. Or, dive into full-time and create your dream job.

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Sell or Lease All Types of Real Estate

Holding a real estate license allows you to sell or lease all types of real estate throughout Minnesota. This includes residential and commercial real estate.

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Course Completion Time

All students have 12 months from the time of purchase to complete the RealEstateU 90-hour Minnesota Real Estate Salesperson Course (including the course exams).



Refund Policy

All courses are eligible for a refund within 30 days of purchase, and only if the student has not completed more than 50% of the course. All refunds issued are subjected to a $20 admin charge. Please read our Terms and Conditions for more details.



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Can I take the required MN pre-license courses if I’m still in high school?

You may take the required coursework, but you must be at least 18 years of age to apply for a Minnesota real estate salesperson license.

What are the requirements for applying for a real estate salesperson license in MN?

In Minnesota, you must be at least 18 years of age, pass the 90-hour pre-license course bundle, and pass the state real estate exam. Next, you must find a licensed real estate broker to work with; they will submit your application.

Can I take the 90-hour MN pre-licensure courses online?

Yes. As long as you take Course I, II, and III from a Minnesota real estate commission approved education provider, you may take advantage of online instruction. A current list of approved course providers is available through the state’s PULSE Portal.

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