IAAO educational programs are developed as part of a curriculum on appraisal procedures and assessment administration offered throughout the world, and under the guidance of the IAAO Education Committee

To assist with changes due to the Coronavirus, IAAO is offering several new online courses, including live online courses, and the next one is Course 311: Real Property Modeling Concepts, taught by Larry Clark, CAE, FIAAO. The course will take place over two weeks: Tuesday, May 19; Thursday, May 21; Tuesday, May 26; and Thursday, May 28, 2020. Live online” courses include the digital delivery of course materials and an online exam. Students can sign up at

Local education coordinators determine when and where IAAO curriculum is offered. In addition, the local sponsoring agency handles all registration activities, including the collection of tuition and fees. The local coordinator's name and contact information are available on the Course Calendar.

IAAO provides program materials, which includes student reference manuals, solution pages, and final examinations.

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Course Calendar Map 

IAAO offers several 5 day courses that consist of thirty (30) instructional hours, exclusive of the final examination. 

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Online Self-Study Courses

Currently, IAAO offers a number of self-study and on-demand online workshops. Online courses provide you the opportunity to proceed at your own pace and plan your study time around your schedule. Course material is completely accessible online and upon successful completion, you will have immediate access to a course certificate. 

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Course Calendar

The IAAO workshop series consists of one to three day programs. Exams are offered for the majority of the workshops.

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One-Day Forums

Course Calendar

The IAAO one-day forum series currently consists of programs that provide professional growth at a lower cost in terms of finances and time spent away from the office. 

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IAAO Designation Program

IAAO designations signify exceptional competence. Earning a professional designation offers tangible and intangible benefits, which may include a salary increase or additional responsibilities. The benefits include increased confidence and credibility. Pride is perhaps the greatest benefit of all, in that you proved to yourself that you could set a goal and fulfill the requirements necessary for attaining it.

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Designation Recertification

IAAO Designees are required to fulfill continuing education requirements in order to maintain their designation. Credit hours earned must be submitted to IAAO during a designee's five-year cycle.

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