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    Alternative Paths to Designation

    Additional Ways to Pursue a Designation

    Are you pursuing a master’s degree related to real property economics? Do you hold credentials or designations that meet the requirements for AI Designated membership?

    At Appraisal Institute, we understand that there are many ways to meet education and experience requirements. Let’s see how we can leverage yours to accelerate your path to Designated membership.

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    AI Master's Degree Program (MDP)

    Earn your master’s degree and the MAI designation!

    If you’re pursuing a master’s degree (typically an MBA with a specialization in real estate, or an MSRE or MRED) at an AI-affiliated university, your courses may qualify for some or all the required education needed for MAI Designated membership.

    Start your application! We will help create your own detailed chart that outlines equivalency credit for affiliated programs.
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    Alternative Paths to Designated Membership

    Do you have a designation from ASFMRA or the CCIM Institute? We recognize a variety of designations and credentials from other organizations that will put you on an accelerated path to designation. Our Candidate for Designation Policy Manual features a comprehensive list of truncated paths for those holding certain designations and credentials.