Appraisal Licensing & Certification Courses

Residential Appraisal Licensing & Certification Courses that are required by the Department of Business Regulations are listed below for each class of appraisal certification. Note: Some courses required for advanced certifications are not available at this time through RIAR.

Required Core Curriculum – Effective January 1, 2008
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TRAINEE
Basic Appraisal Principles 30 Hours
Basic Appraisal Procedures 30 Hours
The 15-Hour National USPAP Course or Equivalent 15 Hours
Trainee Education Requirements 75 Hours
LICENSED
Basic Appraisal Principles 30 Hours
Basic Appraisal Procedures 30 Hours
The 15-Hour National USPAP Course or Equivalent 15 Hours
Residential Market Analysis & Highest & Best Use 15 Hours
Residential Appraiser Site Valuation & Cost Approach 15 Hours
Residential Sales Comparison & Income Approaches 30 Hours
Residential Report Writing & Case Studies 15 Hours
License Education Requirements 150 Hours
CERTIFIED RESIDENTIAL
Basic Appraisal Principles 30 Hours
Basic Appraisal Procedures 30 Hours
The 15-Hour National USPAP Course or Equivalent 15 Hours
Residential Market Analysis & Highest & Best Use 15 Hours
Residential Appraiser Site Valuation & Cost Approach 15 Hours
Residential Sales Comparison & Income Approaches 30 Hours
Residential Report Writing & Case Studies 15 Hours
Statistics, Modeling & Finance 15 Hours
Advanced Residential Applications & Case Studies 15 Hours
Appraisal Subject Matter Electives 20 Hours
Certified Residential Education Requirements 200 Hours
CERTIFIED GENERAL
Basic Appraisal Principles 30 Hours
Basic Appraisal Procedures 30 Hours
The 15-Hour National USPAP Course or Equivalent 15 Hours
General Appraiser Market Analysis & Highest & Best Use 30 Hours
Statistics, Modeling & Finance 15 Hours
General Appraiser Sales Comparison Approach 30 Hours
General Appraiser Site Valuation & Cost Approach 30 Hours
General Appraiser Income Approach 60 Hours
General Appraiser Report Writing & Case Studies 30 Hours
Appraisal Subject Matter Electives 30 Hours
Certified General Education Requirements 300 Hours

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