Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) Courses

Fulfill the classroom requirements for the CIPS designation at the five-day CIPS Institute.

The Institute is a focused five-day program administered by the National Association of REALTORS® Global, which incorporates the vital elements of international transactions. Attendees study currency and exchange rate issues, cultural exchange factors, regional market conditions, investment performance, and tax and legal issues. The CIPS education is valuable to a wide variety of professionals, including U.S. practitioners, non-U.S. practitioners, lenders, developers, and Association Executives. CIPS designees enjoy CIPS Network membership privileges, international marketing and research services, as well as peer events.


  • Grow your business by leaps and bounds
  • Expand your real estate reach
  • Learn unique marketing strategies
  • Double your production potential

Our next Virtual CIPS Institute will be March 7 – 8 & 14 – 16, 9AM – 3:30PM.

Location of courses/program
Virtual/Synchronous Class 


  • $449 (January 1-February 16)
  • $499 (February 16-28)
  • $549 (March 1-7)


Current CIPS Designees can audit the course for $100. To register, contact Savanna Reagin at sreagin@ncrealtors.org.

If you are interested in obtaining your CIPS Designation now, you can take them on your own time through the Center for REALTOR® Development.

Contact Savanna Reagin at sreagin@ncrealtors.org with any questions.

About the Certified International Property Specialist Designation (CIPS)

Global real estate opportunities are everywhere. People move to the U.S. from other countries every day and foreign-born individuals residing in the U.S. move to new markets. Americans in your current market may look to invest in property overseas. No matter which audience you cater to, the CIPS designation will provide you with the knowledge, research, network and tools to globalize and expand your business.