Are the courses Georgia MLS offers approved by the state licensing authority?
Yes. Georgia MLS Training Institute is an approved real estate school by the Georgia Real Estate Commission for the purpose of offering salesperson prelicense, broker prelicense, postlicense, and continuing education courses. Our school approval code is 228 and the renewal date is December 31, 2019.
Georgia MLS Training Institute is also an approved appraisal school by the Georgia Real Estate Appraisers Board for the purpose of offering Appraiser Qualifying courses and a variety of appraisal continuing education courses. Our school approval code is 016 and the renewal date is December 31, 2016.
Will online courses work on my computer?
Click here to access course demos and review the system requirements for each of our reputable vendors.
Can I purchase my courses on CD-ROM?
No. Georgia MLS offers online courses that are accessible only via the Internet.
What happens once I enroll myself in an online class?
First, you should receive an e-mail confirming your order. Then, depending on the course vendor, you can log into your online course at one of the following websites:
Online courses do not require textbooks. The cost of tuition for in-class courses always includes the books and materials. No additional purchases are necessary, although supplemental material is sold through the school if you need it. Click here to print a Books & Materials order form.
Is my online course timed?
Your course must be completed within 180 days from the date of purchase. A maximum of three extensions may be purchased (if applicable), each extending the course 60 days from the expiration date. Many computer-based courses require a timed and/or proctored final exam after completion. Click here to print a Final Examination Schedule.
Can I switch to an in-class course if I don't like the online course version?
The money paid for an online course is NOT transferrable to an in-class course.
Can I get a refund after I've purchased the course?
ONLINE COURSE FEES: Continuing Education and Postlicense online course fees are non-refundable. Prelicense online course fees are refundable within seven (7) calendar days of purchase. No refunds will be made after seven (7) calendar days of purchase. IN-CLASS COURSE FEES: In-class course fees are non-refundable.
Tuition is valid for one (1) year from enrollment date. A transfer fee applies to students who need to reschedule.
Is there someone I can call if I need help with my course?
Should you have questions regarding the content of a real estate course, the Director of Education, Bob Hart (770) 493-9000, will be glad to assist you. Should you have questions regarding the content of an appraiser course, the course instructor, Wade Gaddy (770) 631-1000, will be glad to assist you. Both can be reached during business hours: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday excluding holidays.
What happens if I fail the final exam for my course?
To pass the exam and complete the course, you must make a score of 75% or better on the written course final exam. If you fail the course exam, you may retake the exam one time, no sooner than one day after failing it the first time. All testing must be completed within one (1) year from the date of purchase. You may review any course material as desired as preparation for retaking the exam. If you fail to achieve a passing score on a second examination, you must repeat all course instruction before taking another examination. A RE-ENROLLMENT FEE IS REQUIRED.
Where can I locate information about the State Exam?