Recommended Education Path

ASFMRA Suggested Order of Education
Trainee License Course Number Hours
15 Hour National USPAP Course A113 15
Basic Appraisal Principles A101 30
Basic Appraisal Procedures A102 30
Trainee Education Requirement   75
Supervisor / Trainee Course**    
     
Certified General License    
Statistics, Modeling and Finance (ASFMRA does not offer)   15
Sales Comparison Approach for General Appraisers A302 30
Cost Approach Applications for General Appraisers A301 30
Income Approach for General Appraisers, Part 1 A303 30
General Appraisers Income Part 2 (ASFMRA does not offer)   30
General Market Analysis and Highest & Best Use A290 30
General Appraiser Report Writing and Case Studies (ASFMRA does not offer)   30
Integrated Approaches to Value A304 30
Additional Education Requirements for Certified General   225
Certified General Grand Total Hours   300
     
**This class varies in hours. Contact your State Appraisal Board for more information
     
Required courses in addition to holding a valid Certified General appraisal license required for ASFMRA appraisal designations
     
ARA Designation Requirements    
Eminent Domain A250 16
Valuation of Conservation Easements and Other Partial Interests in Real Estate A315 24
Integrated Approaches to Value A304 30
Advanced Rural Case Studies A400 40
ASFMRA Best in Business Ethics   3
Additional Education Requirement for ARA Designation   113
     
RPRA Designation Requirements    
ASFMRA Best in Business Ethics   3
Eminent Domain A250 16
Integrated Approaches to Value A304 30
Uniform Appraisal Standards for Federal Land Acquisitions (Yellow Book) Course   24
Valuation of Conservation Easements and Other Partial Interests in Real Estate A315 24
Foundations of Appraisal Review A600 40
      or Introduction to Appraisal Review (A360) 16 hours    
      Appraisal Review Under USPAP (A370) - 24 hours    
      Appraisal Review Under UASFLA (A380) - 20 hours    
      Advanced Appraisal Review Case Studies (A390) - 20 hours    
Additional Education Requirement for RPRA Designation   137