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Education
The Appraisal Institute offers world-class education that will help you advance your career.  The Appraisal Institute offers programs that can meet both state and Appraisal Institute primary and continuing education (CE) requirements. Programs are offered in a variety of formats such as:

Classroom education programs - view the list of courses offered locally below.

Online Education - Learn at your own pace anytime, anywhere.  Top-notch Appraisal Institute courses and seminars come straight to your desktop with online education! Learn from any computer anywhere, whenever you have time. It’s easy, convenient and a great way to get the education you want.

Webinars - The Appraisal Institute conducts webinars on a regular basis to provide convenient, valuable training on today's "hot" appraisal issues.

Educational Partners - Learn about courses and seminars offered by local real estate organizations that are of interest to appraisers.

Classroom Education Programs

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Advanced Income Capitalization                    REGISTER NOW
August 21 - 25, 2017
Location:   Courtyard By Marriott, 700 Unicorn Park Drive, Woburn, MA 
Tuition:     $800 AI Price; $1,100 Full Price
Instructor: Vince Dowling, MAI, SRA
Credit Hours: 32 hours (Be sure check with with your state licensing board for approval)
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Business Practices and Ethics         REGISTER NOW
September 19, 2017                              
Location: Courtyard by Marriott, 700 Unicorn Park Drive, Woburn, MA
Classroom Hours:   9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Tuition: $200 AI Price: $225 Full Price (after 9/12, add $25)
Credit Hours: 4 hours (Be sure to check with your state licensing board for approval.)
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General Appraiser Sales Comparison Approach    REGISTER NOW
September 20, 21, 22, and 23,  2017
Location:   Courtyard By Marriott, 700 Unicorn Park Drive, Woburn, MA 
Tuition:     $550 AI Price; $600 Full Price (after 9/6, add $50)
Instructor:  Edward V. Bowler, MAI
Credit Hours: 30 hours (Be sure to check with with your state licensing board for approval)
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7 Hour National USPAP Update Course (2016/17 version)  REGISTER NOW
Last Offering of 16/17 version of USPAP
September 28, 2017 
Location:   Courtyard By Marriott, 700 Unicorn Park Drive, Woburn, MA  
Tuition:     $150 AI Price; $200 Full Price Tuition DOES NOT include a copy of 2016-2017 UNIFORM STANDARDS OF PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE which is required for credit.  Order a copy here: http://www.appraisalfoundation.org/TAF/Store/TAF/Products.aspx
Instructor:  Steven Elliott, SRA
Credit Hours: 7 hours (Be sure to check with with your state licensing board for approval)
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General Appraiser Site Valuation and Cost Approach    REGISTER NOW
October 25, 26, 27, and 28, 2017 
Location:   Courtyard By Marriott, 700 Unicorn Park Drive, Woburn, MA 
Tuition:     $550 AI Price; $600 Full Price (after 10/11, add $50)
Instructor:  Edward V. Bowler, MAI
Credit Hours: 30 hours (Be sure check with with your state licensing board for approval)
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JUST ADDED!  Uniform Appraisal Standards for Federal Land Acquisitions: Practical Applications  REGISTER NOW
Updated and Now a Course!
October 18 - 19, 2017
Location:   Crowne Plaza, 15 Middlesex Canal Park, Woburn, MA  
Tuition:     $350 AI Price; $400 Full Price (after 10/4, add $50)
Instructor: Vince Dowling, MAI, SRA
Credit Hours: 14 hours in Massachusetts; 15 Hours in Rhode Island (with exam) (Be sure to check with with your state licensing board for approval)
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Review Theory - Residential      REGISTER NOW
October 31, November 1, and 2, 2017
Location:   Courtyard By Marriott, 700 Unicorn Park Drive, Woburn, MA
Tuition:    $650 AI Price; $900 Full Price
Instructors:  Mark V. Smeltzer, MAI, SRA, AI-RRS and Robin Forrester, SRA, AI-RRS 
Credit Hours:   15 Hours plus 2 for exam  (Be sure to check with your state licensing board for approval)
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General Appraiser Report Writing and Case Studies      REGISTER NOW
November 15 - 18, 2017
Location:   Courtyard By Marriott, 700 Unicorn Park Drive, Woburn, MA
Tuition:      $550 AI Price; $600 Full Price (after 11/1, add $50)
Instructor:  Joseph C. Magdziarz, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS, AI-RRS
Credit Hours:   30 Hours (Be sure to check with your state licensing board for approval)
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JUST ADDED! Advanced Land Valuation: Sound Solutions to Perplexing Problems      REGISTER SOON
November 28, 2017
Location:   Embassy Suites, 550 Winter Street, Waltham, MA 
Tuition:   TBA
Instructor:  Edward V. Bowler, MAI, SRA 
Credit Hours:  7 Hours (Be sure to check with your state licensing board for approval)
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7 Hour National USPAP Update Course
  REGISTER SOON
December 6, 2017
Location:   Crowne Plaza, 15 Middlesex Canal Park, Woburn, MA  
Tuition:     TBA
Instructor:  Jonathan H. Avery, MAI, SRA
Credit Hours: 7 hours (Be sure to check with with your state licensing board for approval)
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7 Hour National USPAP Update Course  REGISTER SOON
December 12, 2017
Location:   Sheraton Providence Airport Hotel, 1850 Post Road, Warwick, RI  
Tuition:     TBA
Instructor: Gregory Accetta, MAI, AI-GRS
Credit Hours: 7 hours (Be sure to check with with your state licensing board for approval)
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Online Courses and Seminars     
View a List of Online Offerings approved in MA
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View a list of Programs Being Offered in Region IV     

More Information on Appraisal Institute Education
 

State Approvals – Check the approvals of courses and seminars in Massachusetts as well as other states.
Examination Policy -  Looking to challenge or retake an exam.  Learn more. National Appraisal Institute

Scholarships - The Appraisal Institute Education Trust offers several scholarship programs. View details and download applications.

Explore a Career in Real Estate Valuation - Interested in exploring a challenging, dynamic career in real estate valuation? Find out how to start your career.

Nationwide Education Programs – To view education programs offered throughout the United States, click here.  
Online Education Available to You 24/7
All Appraisal Institute online sessions begin on the 1st and 15th of each month and allow participants up to 30 days to complete the session as rapidly or as slowly as needed. Students may enroll at any time for either the current or an upcoming session

Classes start the 1st and 15th of each month. You can register and begin your class any time after the class start date and before the class end date. Login from anywhere -- work or home. You can go as rapidly or as slowly as needed within a 45-day window.

You do not have to attend at scheduled times -- you work at your pace, not the instructor's pace.

You can work for one hour and then log off and come back three days later and work for another hour or two.