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Education Information for Obtaining an Authorization/License/Certification






Appraiser Trainee:

75 TOTAL hours of the specific AQB required Core Curriculum courses

As set forth in the Licensed Core Curriculum of the Appraiser Qualifications Board

Basic Appraisal Principles 30 Hours
Basic Appraisal Procedures 30 Hours
15-Hour National USPAP or Equivalent
(must be completed after February 1, 2002)
15 Hours
Total Hours Required 75 Hours

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State Licensed and Provisional Licensed Real Estate Appraiser:

150 TOTAL hours of the specific AQB required Core Curriculum courses

As set forth in the Licensed Core Curriculum of the Appraiser Qualifications Board

Basic Appraisal Principles 30 Hours
Basic Appraisal Procedures 30 Hours
15-Hour National USPAP or Equivalent
(must be completed after February 1, 2002)
15 Hours
Residential Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use 15 Hours
Residential Appraiser Site Valuation and Cost Approach 15 Hours
Residential Sales Comparison and Income Approaches 30 Hours
Residential Report Writing and Case Studies 15 Hours
Total Hours Required 150 Hours

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Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser:

200 TOTAL hours of the specific AQB required Core Curriculum courses as listed below
 AND
An Associate Degree or higher OR Twenty-one (21)
in each of the following courses (each course must be a minimum of three (3) semester hours): English Composition; Principles of Economics (Micro or Macro); Finance; Algebra, Geometry or higher math; Statistics; Computer Science; and Business or Real Estate Law.

As set forth in the Certified Residential Core Curriculum of the Appraiser Qualifications Board

Basic Appraisal Principles 30 Hours
Basic Appraisal Procedures 30 Hours
15-Hour National USPAP or Equivalent
(must be completed after February 1, 2002)
15 Hours
Residential Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use 15 Hours
Residential Appraiser Site Valuation and Cost Approach 15 Hours
Residential Sales Comparison and Income Approaches 30 Hours
Residential Report Writing and Case Studies 15 Hours
Statistics, Modeling and Finance 15 Hours
Advanced Residential Applications and Case Studies 15 Hours
Appraisal Subject Matter Electives
(may include hours over minimum shown above in other modules)
20 Hours
Total Hours Required 200 Hours

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General Certified Real Estate Appraiser:

300 TOTAL hours of the specific AQB required Core Curriculum courses below
 AND
A Bachelors Degree or higher OR Thirty (30)
semester credit hours in each of the following courses (each course must be a minimum of three (3) semester hours): English Composition; Micro Economics; Macro Economics; Finance; Algebra, Geometry or higher math; Statistics; Computer Science; Business or Real Estate Law; and two (2) elective courses in accounting; geography; ag-economics; business management; or real estate.

As set forth in the Certified General Core Curriculum of the Appraiser Qualifications Board

Basic Appraisal Principles 30 Hours
Basic Appraisal Procedures 30 Hours
15-Hour National USPAP or Equivalent
(must be completed after February 1, 2002)
15 Hours
General Appraiser Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use 30 Hours
General Appraiser Site Valuation and Cost Approach 30 Hours
General Appraiser Sales Comparison Approach 30 Hours
General Appraiser Income Approache 60 Hours
General Appraiser Report Writing and Case Studies 30 Hours
Statistics, Modeling and Finance 15 Hours
Appraisal Subject Matter Electives
(may include hours over minimum shown above in other modules)
30 Hours
Total Hours Required 300 Hours

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